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insist

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of insist

  1. to state as a fact usually forcefully she continued to insist that she was right, even in the face of overwhelming evidence to the contrary Synonyms affirm, allege, assert, aver, avouch, avow, contend, declare, claim, maintain, profess, protest, purport, warrantRelated Words announce, broadcast, proclaim; argue, rationalize, reason; confirm, justify, vindicate; defend, persevere, support, uphold; reaffirm, reassertNear Antonyms abandon; disavow, disclaim, disown, negate, negative, reject, repudiate; challenge, dispute, question; confute, disprove, rebut, refute; contradict, counterAntonyms deny, gainsay


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