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insistence

noun

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a solemn and often public declaration of the truth or existence of something
  • a continued insistence that there was a massive cover-up by the government

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The first known use of insistence was in the 15th century

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“Insistence.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/insistence. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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