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not employed

Synonyms:

not on duty, absent, finished, inoperative, negligible, outside, postponed, slender, slight, slim.
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Correct spelling:
insistent
Definition:
Hind toe of certain birds whose tip only reaches the ground.

Synonyms:

adjective
affirmative
affirmative, assertive, categorical, certain, declarative, definite, positive, predicative, sure.
aggressive
assertive.
all
insistent, repetitive.
bent
leaning, settled.
demanding
assertive, burning, clamant, clamorous, continuous, crying, dire, dogged, emphatic, exigent, forceful, imperative, imperious, importunate, incessant, obstinate, peremptory, persevering, persistent, pressing, reiterative, resolute, resounding, unrelenting, urgent, Perseverant.
doctrinaire
doctrinaire, stiff-necked, dictative.
exigent
needful.
obstinate
pertinacious.
pigheaded
self-willed, head-strong.
resolute
bold, bullheaded, committed, constant, courageous, dauntless, decided, decisive, dedicated, deliberate, determined, devoted, diligent, dogged, earnest, faithful, fearless, firm, headstrong, hearty, implacable, indefatigable, indomitable, inexorable, intent, loyal, persevering, persistent, plucky, relentless, reliable, resolute, resolved, ruthless, serious, set, spunky, staunch, steadfast, steady, steely, stern, strong-minded, strong-willed, stubborn, tenacious, thorough, tireless, tough, true, unbending, unchangeable, uncompromising, unflinching, unwavering, unyielding, valiant, willing, zealous, iron-willed, unshakeable.
tenacious
brave, enduring, fervent, hard, obdurate, obstinate, stiff, stony, strong, undaunted, unflagging, bulldogged, flintlike, bold, bullheaded, courageous, dauntless, decisive, determined, devoted, diligent, dogged, faithful, headstrong, hearty, indefatigable, indomitable, persevering, persistent, plucky, resolute, spunky, staunch, steadfast, strong-willed, stubborn, tenacious, tireless, tough, true.
noun
insistent
clamant, continual, crying, exigent, imperative, instant, repetitive.
persistent
continuous, emphatic, reiterative.
Examples of usage:
  1. Laura flashed a quick glance at him, and perhaps she saw more than he suspected in his insistent gaze, for she strove to draw her hand away. – The Greater Power by Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton
  2. At this point in her meditations Mrs. Black became aware of an insistent voice hailing her from the other side of the picket fence. – An Alabaster Box by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman and Florence Morse Kingsley
  3. Now, more than ever, this insistent voice repeated itself. – A Manifest Destiny by Julia Magruder
  4. No hideous and insistent apprehension preys on the mind of the waiting customer; for the tailor's worst tool is a tape- measure, and his worst discovery may be that the customer is growing fat. – The Perfect Gentleman by Ralph Bergengren
  5. Her lawyers had found what Marcia called a " tangle" in Luke Sanford's affairs; there had been an insistent call for a large sum of money to straighten it out, and Judith had accepted the only solution. – Judith of Blue Lake Ranch by Jackson Gregory

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