Example sentences for: insisted

How can you use “insisted” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The music preceded the title, he insisted, and it would be wrong to hear nuclear-age despair in the clangor of bows being bounced and scraped on the strings, of fingers tapping on wood, or of the siren wails produced by floods of sliding glissandi.

  • Diaz then trots off to interview Yale's Dr. Robert Stark, whom Metabolife "insisted we interview."

  • That's possible compared with what the publication goes on to report--that Hillary insisted that the two of them watch the broadcast of Monica's videotaped testimony, during which the president mumbled, "Poor Monica, I'm sorry she had to go through this."

  • Again and again in his writings, Bettelheim insisted that the daunting task of "inner integration" was a developmental ordeal that could be mastered with great struggle, and with the support of good stories.

  • Although Bush's campaign manager, Lee Atwater, always insisted publicly that for the Bush campaign Horton was never a racial symbol, Atwater slipped in a speech he gave to southern Republicans right before that year's Democratic convention:


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