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insisted

verb
past tense of insist

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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

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“Insisted.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/insisted. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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