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insistent
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

5 uses
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Definition
persistent or continuing or firm — especially in maintaining a view or demanding something
  • Owen knocked on the door a little more insistently.
    p. 608.9
  • Since her death, Owen had hinted that the strongest force compelling him to attend Gravesend Academy—namely, my mother's insistence—was gone.
    p. 161.6
  • He would continue to torture himself, of course, with the insistent and self-destructive notion that he loved my mother.
    p. 555.7
  • Then a cloud passed over the hole the baseball had made in the stained-glass window of the chancel; Owen's gold medal glowed a little less insistently.
    p. 572.8
  • The insistent breeze must have been coming off the desert, for it was not a wind I'd ever felt before, and I've never felt it since.
    p. 592.5

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