|1.||to make a determined demand (for): he insisted that his rights be respected; he insisted on his rights|
|2.||to express a convinced belief (in) or assertion (of): he insisted that she was mad; he insisted on her madness|
|[C16: from Latin insistere to stand upon, urge, from |
|a gadget; dingus; thingumbob.|
|the offspring of a zebra and a donkey.|
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