And he was insistently waving his left hand, signaling for us to stop.
I was introduced to Gov. Lingle at a political event not long after her reelection by a friend who insistently repeated my name.
If she insistently controls what she can about her life, it may be because she has control over so little.
1620s, "standing on something," from Latin insistentem (nominative insistens), present participle of insistere (see insist). Meaning "dwelling firmly on something asserted" is from 1868. Related: Insistently.