Đồng nghĩa của insistent

Alternative for insistent

Đồng nghĩa: clamant, crying, exigent, instant, repetitive,

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Making continual and persistent demands
persistent dogged emphatic demanding determined importunate pressing tenacious unrelenting urgent adamant obstinate persevering assertive exigent firm unfaltering unyielding decided forceful inexorable patient pertinacious resolute unwavering peremptory pushful pushy resolved burning clamant continuous crying dire imperative imperious monotonous perseverant reiterative relentless resounding stubborn obdurate single-minded steadfast indefatigable purposeful set intransigent immovable fixed inflexible intent unbending committed strong-willed uncompromising staunch unshakeable implacable dedicated tireless unswerving unflinching unflagging unshakable untiring stalwart assiduous earnest steely driven bound strong-minded mulish bullheaded bent serious unshaken undaunted steady pigheaded perverse stiff hard stiff-necked diligent willful undeviating unhesitating indomitable spirited unremitting dead set headstrong constant focused mettlesome clamorous strong indurate settled hard-nosed rock-ribbed hardheaded self-willed hardened decisive gritty bold wilful full of determination focussed plucky stout vigorous spunky gutsy entreating opinionated stout-hearted adamantine inconvincible pat ossified true sedulous unbendable self-opinionated purposive deliberate hanging tough hell-bent critical manful bent on bulldog brave intractable bound and determined bent upon dead set on courageous obsessed strenuous valiant tough strict four-square eager unswervable grim persisting meaning business wholehearted set on enduring do-or-die hell-bent on hell-bent upon acute compelling nagging solid emergent unflappable troublesome rigid necessitous obsessive avid unfailing instant refractory fanatical fixated contrary rigorous keen sure possessive industrious in earnest unsparing enthusiastic unmalleable bull-headed ruthless unchanging harsh compulsive single-minded about never-tiring firm about definite out unmovable unstoppable hard-line stubborn as a mule obsessive about inflexible about fixated on fanatical about unappeasable intent on determined to insistent on devoted tending inclined predisposed leaning disposed repeated incessant firmly-based genuine sincere attentive not joking recalcitrant unpersuadable faithful intrepid pleading iron-willed froward merciless loyal immutable beseeching intense begging perseverative cruel unswayable resistant stop at nothing sticky pitiless stern cohesive persuasive committed to the idea of tall in the saddle on one's mettle hell bent on intent upon coherent wrong-headed never give up tough nut laborious standing pat unforgiving sturdy unforgetful in for long haul deaf to reason cross-grained like bad penny aggressive exacting set in stone ambitious remorseless motivated unabated iron-fisted pounding mortal hard-headed brick-wall preoccupied concentrated immersed zealous ardent disturbing high-pressure annoying suppliant overeager solicitous harassing absorbed occupied engrossed riveted concentrating inspired hungry enterprising consumed compelled active fierce possessed thirsty desirous striving deep engaged enthralled bloody-minded galvanized monomaniacal impelled energetic aspiring militant obsessional induced impatient whole-hearted overly solicitous impulsive besetting pushed steered galvanised guided determinate dominant stable certain unalterable self-driven urged on goal-oriented go-getting self-assertive self-starting hard-driving prevailing inexpugnable domineering unqualified seasoned wrapped up going positive explicit consistent hard-and-fast stand pat never-failing dyed-in-the-wool hang tough through-and-through minding trying perfectionist out to fixed upon anxious to committed to intending to fixed on decisive about obsessed with resolved on impatient to resolved to determined on tiresome judgmental disapproving fussy dictatorial overbearing overexacting unmanageable difficult unamenable unaccommodating querulous cavilling stringent fractious quibbling disparaging needy hairsplitting unreasonable caviling hypercritical sticklerish faultfinding overscrupulous censuring cavillous demeaning cynical tyrannical carping censorious high-maintenance over-rigorous over-strict hard to please over-exacting fault-finding hard to satisfy over-censorious over-particular iron contumacious cussed uncooperative balky incompliant cantankerous uncompliant set in one's ways locked in severe hardline unvacillating inexhaustible brassbound unchangeable diehard dynamic bolshie hard and fast unwearied inescapable weariless ornery unadaptable die-hard cast-iron sustained abiding winner-take-all zero-sum hard-core hard-working conscientious pig-headed eager beaver insubordinate unfluctuating unceasing draconian authoritarian painstaking all-or-nothing win-or-lose unwearying unvarying robust oppressive defiant invariable stroppy absolute hearty dogmatic contrarious heavy-handed unabating standing one's ground rugged rebellious frozen lusty irremovable untoward stony secure concrete immobile Herculean busy unending stiffened mule picky inevitable dour reliable restive uptight disciplinary even uniform studious ferocious unpermissive ironclad invariant unmoving unbreakable regular hardhearted narrow-minded jumping grind hyper perky bustling obstreperous austere particular not giving an inch plugging plodding operose assured no-nonsense irresistible straight tough nut to crack opinionative continuing dug in feisty pass-fail high stakes high-stake unassailable inveterate unbudgeable noncompliant restless passionate awkward direct petrified unshrinking forbidding illiberal non-compliant unquestioning unretiring well-founded fossilized bony indurated rigidified daring radical fearless unblinking immoveable renitent puritanical interminable irrevocable unavoidable non-stop hidebound unimpressible game blinkered indelible ingrained deep-dyed cocksure durable immalleable impertinent bullhead mean unrepentant uncompassionate unemotional trusty unstinting impassive haughty disobedient ungovernable wayward unintimidated careful stuffy fossilised stony-hearted unimpressionable unreceptive boneheaded inalterable cold fish proof against persuasion unplacatable iron-handed unmollifiable unpacifiable unflexible crisp doctrinaire meticulous unmodifiable permanent quiescent going all the way aloof proud hard-shell locked-in set-on one-sided iron-jawed thorough punctilious set in your ways on the go ball of fire unsinkable unmoved heady ineluctable heedful categorical convinced go-go unstinted undeterred fireball continued necessary compulsory clear-sighted always urgent all out flat-out straight out do or die hold one's ground hold the fort hard as nails hold the line as stubborn as a mule sticking to one's guns stick to guns set in concrete employed competitive hardworking irreversible exact confident swotty working slogging mean business nose to grindstone static ramrod with one's feet dug in with one's toes dug in cutthroat disciplinarian callous drastic ascetical by the book astringent uncharitable hard-hearted browbeating extreme formidable rough ascetic unsympathetic autocratic grave changeless progressive bloodthirsty pioneering no going back warlike gladiatorial brutal scrappy self-asserting full-blooded intensely competitive in-your-face self-seeking fiercely competitive get up and go power-hungry having killer instinct cut-throat dog-eat-dog hang-tough go for broke self-assured can-do power-loving gung ho high-reaching self-possessed self-confident like death and taxes infallible massed impermeable nonmoving decided upon writ in stone cut-and-dried strait-laced solidified husky taut unbudging invincible dependable endless boundless sealed blocked nonmotile unconquerable unbeatable immotile compact dimensional consolidated ceaseless invulnerable close compacted rocklike impliable impervious thick congealed fail-safe unlimited surefire can't-miss unfading undying unerring continual ever-pressing dense fastidious boorish argumentative finicky impregnable gripping tormenting neurotic consuming haunting jellied impenetrable bottomless insurmountable oafish bearish irascible discontented dissatisfied brick wall rock-solid rock-hard non-flexible fiery dominating all-consuming insuperable unquenchable bitter furious granite like a rock tried and true same delivering lasting there eternal counted on tried-and-true come-through trustworthy rock solid tried and tested fast irritable testy choosy snappy temperamental quarrelsome negative grumbly irritating impolite bulletproof really hard very hard excessive addictive fanatic controlling vexed captious chippy disputative prickly thrawn huffy delicate overcritical obstructive ungracious disobliging finical unpredictable hard to handle invidious fiendish sensitive ill-natured crotchety uppity touchy sour rude crabby disputatious anchored rooted overwhelming nailed quiet hitched hooked situated locked attached stationary still established located tight uncontrollable pathological wackadoodle wackadoo made fast infatuated overpowering

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Boldly self-assured
dominant assertive commanding confident domineering assured bold bullish strong demanding determined feisty firm authoritative forceful imposing pushy controlling decisive forward bossy imperious overbearing positive ambitious audacious driven fearless fierce collected committed composed daring emphatic intrepid poised powerful resolute resolved spirited staunch steadfast steely tenacious tough zealous self-assertive self-assured self-confident self-reliant strong-minded can-do cool-headed decided self-possessed strong-willed compelling aggressive in-your-face militant strenuous self-asserting dynamic enterprising vigorous pushful vehement potent energetic not backward in coming forward competitive persuasive violent dominating autocratic pushing dictatorial unassailable magisterial go-getting high-pressure driving muscular go-ahead resounding full-blooded uncompromising hardline influential impressive convincing robust stout masterful peremptory effective imperative dogmatic assaultive brassy high-handed lordly carnivorous hard-hitting sure absolute certain believing in oneself lofty in charge self-respecting bludgeoning persistent intensive high-powered importunate coercive pressurizing pressured stressful relentless intense difficult thrusting pressurising not taking no for an answer supreme predominant superior prevailing predominate prevalent supereminent prime premier prepollent prepotent prominent regnant leading ascendant presiding governing authoritarian reigning transcendent remarkable ruling independent ardent earnest enthusiastic keen dogged eager unwavering unflinching iron-willed active avid stubborn unyielding obstinate untiring unfaltering purposeful single-minded clear-thinking intelligent fanatical resilient passionate dedicated hard-nosed loyal sagacious plucky unbending gutsy irrepressible firm in spirit perceptive gritty tough-minded faithful two-fisted ironclad keen as mustard courageous hardy brave animated resourceful indomitable unhesitating heroic take charge mean stout-hearted advantageous favourable masterly tyrannous despotic tyrannic arrogant autocratical tyrannical win-win preferable favorable sure of oneself officious doctrinaire hungry indefatigable motivated unflagging diligent assiduous aspiring unremitting unshakeable ruthless thirsty desirous tireless intent sedulous rigid obdurate undeviating steady cutthroat sustained rigorous ferocious pertinacious inspired unrelenting unabated progressive bloodthirsty industrious pioneering stringent eager beaver power-loving gladiatorial self-driven gung ho hang-tough self-willed bound and determined get up and go high-reaching defiant intensely competitive stop at nothing power-hungry brutal having killer instinct go for broke scrappy warlike cut-throat self-seeking self-starting goal-oriented dog-eat-dog hard-driving bullheaded fiercely competitive more desirable most desirable

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Expressing something forcibly and clearly
emphatic forceful energetic vigorous certain direct vehement absolute assertive decided definite earnest forcible categorical firm unequivocal wholehearted ardent determined explicit out-and-out positive aggressive clear distinct dynamic full-blooded muscular resounding strenuous unambiguous unconditional unmistakable unqualified violent downright outright accented assured cogent confident definitive dogmatic evident express flat glaring important impressive obvious pointed potent ringing significant sober solemn stressed sure trenchant one hundred per cent no mistake for a face conclusive decisive unquestionable undeniable indubitable incontestable clear-cut plain indisputable incontrovertible irrefutable compelling convincing final strong manifest complete unanswerable undebatable total unarguable inarguable unassailable irrefragable real resolute thorough patent beyond question thoroughgoing unchallengeable beyond doubt ultimate sound true straightforward undoubted transparent utter beyond dispute self-evident apodictic unwavering unmitigated powerful authoritative proven determinate watertight all-out full accomplished zealous palpable set not in doubt unfaltering perfect accurate unshakeable unswerving flat-out intense pure unadulterated unalloyed beyond a shadow of a doubt consummate hard specific pronounced undisputable fixed clinching marked clean demonstrable all out active lucid fervent well-founded reliable point-blank dogged enthusiastic genuine purposeful undisputed unreserved hearty inflexible unyielding committed crystal clear unbending serious valid solid exhaustive open and shut demonstrative persuasive obdurate unrestricted uncompromising obstinate unrelenting unmalleable sheer rank simple stark categoric authentic intransigent stubborn weighty intent arrant whole bent plausible regular profound veritable blunt settled airtight fair plumb determinative very stone dead cotton-picking whole-hearted bodacious deadly dreadful blooming apparent observable actual unalterable crashing blank uncontroversial perspicuous univocal strong-willed straight-out nailed-on open-and-shut sure thing straight out unhesitating as plain as a pikestaff staring one in the face unstinting spirited undivided credible unlimited factual comprehensive devoted unflinching steadfast robust irrevocable keen straight resolved precise staunch indurate entire eager undiluted unquestioning stalwart passionate unrestrained overt adamant telling effective exact constant rock-ribbed dead set hard-hitting uncontrolled unbridled substantial nonambiguous tenacious unambivalent whole-souled binding open guaranteed strong-minded persistent unshakable accepted acknowledged vital right peremptory pellucid bald sharp well grounded bound concrete uncontestable satisfying efficacious barefaced influential infallible broad understandable deep-dyed inexpugnable out and out without reservations dyed-in-the-wool single-minded on ice bald-faced never-failing for sure no catch pulling no punches no holds barred in the bag bright-line well defined hard-and-fast do-or-die no ifs ands or buts hell-bent on no strings attached no fine print hell-bent upon bent on bent upon clearly expressed tireless grand established considerable unmodified overwhelming faultless obligatory necessary compulsory surefire unequivocable undoubtable unimpeachable focused out focussed noticeable striking blatant sure-fire full-blown overall full-scale runaway bold Herculean indefatigable stout unchallenged hands-down uncontested prominent proper undisguised rational point blank nailed down well-proven particular double-checked veridical unfabled gross no two ways about it reasoned reasonable systematic unimpaired maximal unabridged unremitting pertinacious clear-sighted no ifs and or buts cinched sensible detailed mettlesome beyond the shadow of a doubt not in question red-blooded lusty sweeping intensive no ifs ands or buts about it that's a fact deciding irresistible minute stated fiery arduous tough taxing wild irreversible all-embracing coercive punchy in-your-face rigorous exhausting brisk compulsive immutable official principal determining virile hardy unmixed on the nose easily understandable incisive permanent unappealable loud effectual well-defined material pertinent urgent relevant intuitive intelligent formidable ingenious insightful great well-established crystalline well reasoned closing sincere invariable confirmable predestined verifiable known provable trustworthy establishable supreme ascertained unerring safe destined dedicated steady unchangeable irremediable unreversible concluding key settling enduring heartfelt unfeigned warm lasting indelible changeless unrectifiable finished unrepealable strict sonorous resonant piercing faithful salted away loyal impassioned abiding fullhearted prime last dependable trusty luculent having down pat immovable candid unblurred comprehensible luminous intelligible in earnest hard-line implacable dominant relentless stable prevailing hardened undeviating unshaken domineering persevering seasoned lucent crystal limpid clarion audible hundred percent bona fide going consistent logical easily understood black and white cut-and-dried crystal-clear straight from the shoulder black-and-white stand pat hang tough through-and-through dead set on deliberate cocksure mulish bell-like as clear as a bell iron-jawed forthright wholesale unconstrained extreme plenary wide through and through in every respect no kicker no strings full-bore right-down frank honest upfront outspoken plain-spoken conspicuous unconcealed unvarnished visible truthful plainspoken free-spoken bluff forthcoming unguarded no-nonsense brutal uninhibited openhearted freehearted discernible perceptible recognizable matter-of-fact self-explanatory up-front round recognisable distinguishable out-front harsh salient not afraid to call a spade a spade foursquare perceivable abrupt graspable straight-talking tangible writ large unadorned naked undiplomatic clear cut realistic free cut and dried tactless graphic warts and all fathomable up front sticking out a mile standing out a mile straight-shooting detectable standing out like a sore thumb sticking out like a sore thumb unembellished apprehensible unexaggerated coherent axiomatic flagrant bare curt guileless hard and fast brazen as plain as the nose on your face articulate true to life written all over someone speaking as one finds brusque crisp literal vivid comprehendible unceremonious severe unsubtle inescapable user friendly user-friendly unveiled knowable unsparing artless rude straight-from-the-shoulder to the point upright natural ingenuous aboveboard straight to the point plain to see bare-faced as clear as day beyond a doubt staring someone in the face from the hip like it is call a spade a spade as plain as day naive clearly defined short appreciable distinctive defined transpicuous legible square accessible gruff digestible snippy short-spoken crusty brusk terse unevasive clean-cut plain-speaking blinding readable vocal glaringly obvious brief raw on the level unfiltered as plain as daylight clear as a bell plain as day sharply defined as clear as crystal easy to understand not beating about the bush as plain as the nose on one's face not beating around the bush lay it on the line saying what one thinks talking turkey plain as the nose on your face calling spade a spade on the up and up laying it on the line monosemous shallow simplistic glib pat jejune perspicacious forward understood brutally honest fundamental easily seen notable noncontroversial joined-up basic manifestly res ipsa loquitur cut and dry easily grasped heartless vociferous unquestioned telltale evinced divulged disclosed austere unique obtrusive undissembling crystalling pinpoint spelled out scrutable discernable revealed evidenced prima facie instantly recognizable inimitable grim clear as day outstanding enunciated dramatic strident unreticent opinionated cold no beating around the bush unbiased unprejudiced well-constructed penetrable no lie egregious stunning unornamented plain vanilla undecorated uncomplicated believable colorable ostensible seeming remarkable arresting meticulous exposed public not pulling any punches patently true rough frontal unpretended parrhesiastic written all over one right under one's nose of one syllable speaking straight from the shoulder exclusive controlled correct patchy threadbare worn telling it like it is right up front good-natured genial approachable easily distinguishable decipherable for real friendly for certain seeable confirmed snippety blustering breviloquent tart laconic cheery bearish error-free notorious dinkum in depth uninvolved make no bones much in evidence staring you in the face out in the open under one's nose stone cold convinced easy familiar scrupulous heart-to-heart recognized well-marked undubitable silhouetted recognised well-grounded noteworthy easy to read orderly flowing tidy fluent easily deciphered smooth licit legal pukka legitimate lawful legit kosher not vague above board by the book fair and square indelicate caustic expressive impolite uncivil unpolished discourteous lively pictorial descriptive illustrative picturesque snappy shocking lurid rich startling colourful visual delineated photographic well-drawn highly coloured calling a spade a spade moving well drawn eloquent stirring figurative lifelike colorful well delineated well expressed leaving nothing to the imagination not mincing one's words speaking one's mind

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Emphatic in expression
loud vociferous clamorous vehement emphatic fiery urgent vocal fervent impassioned importunate angry demanding fervid full-throated heated inflamed raucous fierce obstreperous rabid vigorous vociferant zealous noisy strident outspoken forthright enthusiastic frank plain-spoken earnest direct open candid uninhibited uproarious eager shouting rowdy forceful boisterous voluble keen clamant loudmouthed blatant loud-mouthed yowling yawping yauping squawking ranting vociferating caterwauling distracting shrill strong ardent intense passionate powerful violent flaming forcible blunt spirited animated rackety tumultuous blazing superheated torrid passional charged religious red-hot emotional demonstrative glowing hot-blooded warm warm-blooded incandescent fanatical feverish perfervid burning shrieking resounding deafening clattery screaming clangorous clattering blaring desperate potent impetuous lively frantic hot concentrated hyper pronounced opinionated hearty delirious wild riotous free-spoken on the make hopped up clamorsome expressive articulate eloquent facile fluent free plainspoken smooth-spoken glib venting stentorian round excited committed avid wholehearted energetic raging frenzied dedicated deep devoted furious profound heartfelt sincere desirous impatient enthused hungry gung ho excitable athirst intent voracious resolute extreme unrestrained acute solicitous crazy antsy tempestuous mad keen consuming determined devout raring volatile willing agog ambitious pumped thirsty uncontrolled yearning assiduous longing deep-seated anxious vivacious active vivid interested stoked appetent explosive ready keen as mustard ready and willing steadfast mighty incensed ebullient temperamental stormy irascible full-hearted uncontrollable exhilarated aggressive motivated serious hot-tempered exuberant aroused craving nuts rash deeply felt dynamic zestful impulsive high-spirited juiced greedy geeked genuine restless on fire hopped-up champing at the bit strenuous hepped up mettlesome hysterical stirring conscientious raring to go pious heightened emotive driven warmblooded faithful raw staunch inordinate immoderate desiring intemperate loyal itching thrilling intensive firm fuming unbridled mad sentimental ungovernable stimulated true diligent excessive titillated melodramatic dithyrambic punchy hankering pining rampant mercurial dying to white-hot frenetic hard-hitting obsessed touchy hasty neurotic moving self-starting hot to trot great afire restive heavy true blue keyed up as keen as mustard bright-eyed and bushy-tailed ablaze chomping at the bit volcanic hot-headed feeling turbulent quick-tempered rousing hectic wrathful industrious deep-rooted messianic tough enraged sprightly overwrought agitated thrilled amorous unwavering terrible pleased wishing animate card-carrying hopeful compelling ecstatic sworn stanch piercing seething hotheaded tender responsive sensitive hyperactive inspired nutty adherent unqualified hard effective assertive dramatic revering wishful stirred roused in-your-face venerating dying all-consuming severe breathless rarin' to go covetous cogent overemotional susceptible ferocious nervous persuasive high-powered weighty convincing dutiful blistering gung-ho militant aflame peppery hellacious overzealous raving intent on telling exciting steamed up pulling no punches agitable fired up true-blue efficient influential plausible possessed ripe adoring coercive credible out of control unanswerable spasmodic convulsive worked up high-strung very excited big from the heart in a frenzy easily provoked puissant on a short fuse full of beans highly strung short-fused bursting tremendous overpowering plucky scintillating contentious effusive acquisitive fevered sexy titillating arousing spunky bitter red-blooded aflutter gingery all out sultry bubbling over towering very angry thirsting marked allegiant penetrating aching inspirited galvanized energized intensified overactive loving heartwarming overcharged moved influenced activated encouraged uplifted hoping diehard fond doting supportive sentient verklempt potty daft untrammeled untrammelled unfeigned warmhearted unconcealed primal visceral undisguised galvanised energised off the air on the warpath foaming at the mouth fit to be tied touchy-feely indignant irate acrimonious ireful jumping up and down mushy romantic touching stirred up fast good down-the-line constant steady pledged habitual set on on the edge of one's seat gagging bent on on pins and needles desirous of on tenterhooks waiting with bated breath hankering after self-driven gotta have hot for short-fuse deep-dyed dinkum single-minded purposeful pushy poignant high-pressure precipitate headlong inspiring hotblooded affecting quickened fundamentalist orthodox heart-and-soul goody-goody worshipping worshiping pietistic zealotic fired go-ahead fanatic wild-eyed obsessive itchy fireball traditional conservative reverent rampaging excruciating devastating pure prayerful amenable inclined engaged hung up disposed happy unreluctant game glad starry-eyed storming vicious exquisite unchecked fearsome unmanageable ghastly overwhelming sharp unfettered frightful uncurbed biting dreadful harsh almighty fearful goody two-shoes agonizing painful blustery ruinous coming on strong paroxysmal heavy-duty gale force agonising outrageous full of force honest resolved adamant deliberate definite full-blooded arduous muscular taxing crazed berserk all-out rigorous exhausting brisk distraught unrestrainable distracted lustful manic unhinged deranged beside oneself maniac maniacal distrait unruly headstrong sonorous ringing thunderous thundering booming earsplitting in earnest set meaning what one says meaning business decided hell-bent serious-minded swivel-eyed berko edgy skittish valid impressive irrepressible in a state carried away maddened driven to distraction very upset unnerved out of one's wits panic-stricken in a panic beside yourself overexcited in a fit hysteric jumpy tense plangent slam-bang blasting strict unstable brittle uptight chippy moody twitchy unsettled jittery hyperexcitable skittery fluttery snappy spooky hot and heavy hyperkinetic adrenalized flighty testy stressy wired uneasy reverberating armed efficacious on the ball rational logical meaningful impactful lucid reasoned capable grand material striking pertinent charming histrionical trenchant able sufficient well-founded definitive relevant well reasoned imposing irresistible satisfying coherent reasonable authoritative significant successful theatric sound graceful important performant clear powerhouse easily frightened easily upset inflammable fiddle-footed intolerant short fused reckless blowing hot and cold galvanic easily agitated peevish quick alarmable fidgety fulminating cacophonous crashing blustering roaring resonant rich forte drastic pealing ear-splitting conclusive lusty ear-piercing full wakes the dead high-sounding rotund rambunctious turned up full-mouthed compulsory loud-voiced fascinated rhapsodic wacky concerned tantalized tantalised bugged zesty gaga turnt gone on

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Inclined to lay down principles as undeniably true
dogmatic opinionated assertive arrogant doctrinaire emphatic imperious overbearing peremptory dictatorial pontifical domineering imperative adamant arbitrary authoritarian authoritative high-handed intolerant categorical downright entrenched inflexible narrow-minded opinionative opinioned rigid self-opinionated unbending unchallengeable uncompromising unquestionable unyielding magisterial obdurate small-minded bigoted bullheaded cocksure confident definite despotic determined dictative egotistical fanatical fascistic formal obstinate one-sided pigheaded prejudiced stiff-necked stubborn tenacious tyrannical unequivocal wrong-headed high and mighty bossy strict autocratic commanding lordly firm stern masterful overweening imperial biased speculative impractical dogmatical theoretical unpragmatic unrealistic zealous swivel-eyed extreme hypothetical ideological holding fixed views dogged mulish pertinacious ordering harsh aggressive dominant powerful bidding binding narrow oppressive limiting traditional classical repressive customary coercive enforceable conventional brusque legislating preceptive sanctioned didactic normative accepted prescribed abrupt brisk summary tyrannous autocratical willful wilful positive tyrannic prescriptive decided severe certain undeniable stringent finished rigorous fixed compelling illiberal absolute totalitarian pompous draconian autarchic undemocratic anti-democratic disciplinarian single-minded self-important bull-headed of fixed views haughty officious all-powerful imposing partisan deaf hidebound shortsighted unpersuadable blind resistant closed-minded monocratic dominating self-assured one-party self-assertive czarist unlimited tsarist dystopian self-confident masterly assured of preconceived ideas iron-handed pushing driving czarlike decisive iron-fisted apostolic sure of oneself close-minded superior Neronian cocky pushy bloated condescending headstrong pretentious egotistic clamorous throwing weight around crack-the-whip proud heavy-handed portentous pontificating swaggering grandiose puffy pig-headed demanding

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To an absolute degree
flat absolute definite downright direct outright positive straight explicit firm plain unconditional categorical final unqualified complete cotton-picking stark thorough total utter categoric emphatic sheer thoroughgoing unequivocal adamant arrant assertive fixed out-and-out resolute unadulterated unalloyed unmitigated clean conclusive consummate perfect pure rank regular simple stone unmistakable unquestionable very all out blooming bodacious dead deadly dreadful fair indubitable peremptory plumb profound unmodified unrestricted blank crashing flat-out out and out all-out point blank point-blank straight-out entire deep-dyed unlimited unreserved clear certain real whole infernal full unambiguous right blasted veritable extreme gross blessed confounded undiluted right-down through and through wholesale clear-cut ultimate unrestrained proper express surpassing dyed-in-the-wool unbounded undeniable decisive comprehensive exhaustive wholehearted blatant overt all-fired full-scale unrelieved sure glaring full-bore supreme undiminished patent naked unmixed open flagrant assured unbroken obvious straightforward in every respect no catch no ifs ands or buts candid frank blunt maximum forthright prize unremitting genuine determined chronic unvarnished utmost infinite limitless inveterate unstinting mere palpable undivided intense resounding brazen solid uncompromising undisguised definitive barefaced unconstrained without reservations unalleviated abundant uncontrolled endless plenary actual determinate wide unquestioning full-blown no strings no fine print one hundred per cent no holds barred straight out no kicker honest pronounced incessant constant sincere continuous serious black-and-white unrelenting bald egregious bloody capital single altogether quite transparent all unregenerate shameless wholesome uncorrupted unadorned monstrous atrocious notorious vile infamous cut-and-dried incontestable incontrovertible uncontestable abrupt true-blue through-and-through unstinted unembellished austere relentless straight-from-the-shoulder enduring steady steadfast abiding unfaltering never-failing optimum rigid unabated apodictic specific severe untempered unmollified unbending unmoderated unabridged concentrated well defined crystal clear without reservation paramount top nth max uttermost no strings attached oppressive undisputed overarching matchless conspicuous persistent unsoftened harsh grim straight from the shoulder uninterrupted inclusive totalitarian full-on sweeping in every way flawless excellent impeccable unsurpassable errant perfected ideal finished peerless inimitable transcendent in-depth forceful vigorous energetic vehement decided earnest forcible ardent aggressive violent dynamic full-blooded muscular strenuous distinct pointed sober ringing for a face significant cogent no mistake accented dogmatic potent confident trenchant stressed important solemn impressive evident unconcealed manifest true bold strong authentic outrageous unfeigned committed overwhelming visible factual apparent indisputable sound audacious unwavering royal neat full-strength bona fide bare-faced striking dedicated unmistaken accurate unhesitating dinkum undoubted unblended implicit faithful noticeable strict unshakeable true blue good unblemished everlasting double-dyed confirmed enormous shocking devoted scandalous exclusive staunch heinous loyal enthusiastic stalwart matter-of-fact bald-faced zealous brutal unswerving fervent hearty perpetual iniquitous brass-necked fast shameful villainous deliberate robust terrible passionate grievous reprehensible wicked extraordinary disgraceful diligent without limit eternal unsurpassed terminal stupid nonblended perceptible drastic crass very great customary grand blithering unexaggerated brute usual faultless staring convinced unveiled huge overall intensive legit kosher no joke without qualification without reserve rightly so called stone-cold nothing other than satisfied doubtless persuaded horrible effusive gushing systematic unimpaired maximal with no strings open-ended unconditioned immoderate inordinate exorbitant excessive major concrete last quintessential most main only artless untarnished untouched unaltered habitual undying right royal self-assured self-conceited self-confident affirmative cold free from doubt unflinching all-embracing hard-hitting unbridled heartfelt impassioned fullhearted hundred percent warm whole-souled whole-hearted hard irrefutable cocksure inarguable sovereign free-spoken plainspoken heartless up-front no-nonsense forthcoming upfront guileless unguarded upright outspoken unsparing natural plain-spoken uninhibited virile hardy powerful vital pulling no punches unbound omnipotent superlative preeminent predominant tyrannical pre-eminent all-powerful for real boundless purified unshaken self-evident awful fine as it comes refined straight up uncut hellacious discernible flaunting pellucid unambivalent perspicuous lucid open-and-shut luculent bright-line luminous nonambiguous broad ostentatious immodest deep great tremendous acute almighty unshakable unhidden exact precise flagitious hanging out flagitous grody stick out like sore thumb flaming crying unashamed glaringly obvious prominent controlled open and shut radical preposterous embedded constructive virtual practical inevitable implicative inarticulate intrinsic hidden inferential unquestioned unuttered contained full-bodied rich thick lusty observable recognizable thundering uber spot-on keen single-minded fervid assiduous eager sworn fanatical dutiful pious studious down-the-line driven purposeful stanch as keen as mustard single-hearted old faithful given over to mad keen card-carrying pledged devout true to the end hard-working valid focused undistracted collective recognized plain to see unchallenged uncontested writ large accepted dead-on certified pukka on-target echt so satisfactory pucka sure-enough unerring certifiable engrossed unshared consistent recognisable as clear as day recognised united absorbed unflagging focussed admissible unanimous circumspect scrupulous minute lock stock and barrel detailed attentive continued concerted vigilant intent as plain as a pikestaff watertight veridical immaculate rigorous amen inerrant bang on undistorted standing out a mile right on sticking out a mile standing out like a sore thumb sticking out like a sore thumb

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Thorough, to a great degree, with intensity
intensive concentrated exhaustive intense thorough complete serious all-out comprehensive concerted detailed full in-depth all-absorbing all-encompassing all-inclusive demanding painstaking strenuous thoroughgoing total vigorous all-embracing assiduous close conscientious methodical meticulous minute scrupulous acute almighty blistering careful deep determined dreadful elaborate excruciating explosive exquisite extensive fearful fearsome ferocious fierce frightful furious ghastly hard heavy heavy-duty hellacious high-pressure keen profound resolute rigorous searching sedulous sweeping terrible vehement vicious violent widespread accelerated fast out-and-out persistent radical severe speeded-up extreme strong powerful forceful tough harsh excessive sharp great energetic searing potent forcible agonizing particular burning grievous penetrating agonising fervent encyclopedic passionate raging ardent piercing heightened wild consuming unbearable fiery insufferable absolute bitter encyclopaedic exact very great grave earnest extraordinary zealous intensified eager cutting overpowering stormy flaming overwhelming biting marked major uncontrollable uncontrolled unrestrained unbridled royal unendurable desperate efficient relentless whole-hog full-dress frenzied hard-hitting from A to Z blow-by-blow active real right aggressive mettlesome spirited heartfelt far-reaching intolerable enthusiastic laborious drastic protracted vivid specific rough hellish exceptional immoderate awful dire blunt harrowing proper dedicated considerable compendious consummate torturous torrid racking cyclopedic embracive resounding tormenting punchy panoramic universal inclusive omnibus hot emphatic unqualified urgent shrill all-consuming significant dynamic heated diligent turbulent distressing arduous taxing blustery deep-seated poignant cover-all all-in peracute tumultuous tempestuous broad-gauge broad-gauged critical in-your-face devastating menacing storming thoughtful pulling no punches exacting volcanic painful weighty difficult industrial-strength durable circumstantial soup to nuts clocklike particularized itemized all the way plenty slam-bang impossible heavyweight long-lasting sound plucky diabolical pronounced unstoppable reprehensible indefensible inexcusable unforgivable all out thoroughpaced particularised itemised systematic shameful disgraceful parlous very bad sincere compelling fervid transcending emotional wholehearted impassioned technical leaving no stone unturned abject fanatical boiling baking scorching heartrending crash telescoped enormous supreme feverish inordinate ungovernable deepest hearty expert focused functional roasting sizzling rampaging intemperate rabid rampant riotous perfervid high utter personal immediate unchecked unmanageable unfettered uncurbed inflamed sweltering blazing peppery convulsive enraged ruinous warm-blooded cut-throat intricate experienced deep-rooted positive true perfect arrant undue exaggerated paroxysmal coercive outrageous aroused specialized focussed specialised tropical parching withering deeply felt gale force out of control full of force stinging strained pungent exclusive unmitigated fair scalding mother of all firsthand direct complex onerous complicated labored confused abstruse te formidable oppressive recondite solemn knotty round-the-clock total-immersion customary unmistaken baking hot red-hot blazing hot blistery broiling specially designed essential elemental full-scale boiling hot very hot bad hazardous sobering big worrying perilous dangerous toilsome threatening disastrous punishing brutal life-threatening consequential bleak precarious ugly grinding usual special intimate categorical shooting cyclonic gusty full-blooded muscular assertive stabbing like a furnace boisterous thundery thunderous savage howling inclement volatile squally bumpy windy first-hand exhausting brisk umbrella definitive global clean typhonic blustering swirling choppy destructive laboured sudden wall-to-wall chaotic restless roaring stormful rugged finely tuned full-blown catholic confronting the word thought-provoking no stone unturned attentive accurate punctilious fastidious provocative reflective confrontational challenging insightful fussy precise deliberate judicious orderly heedful industrious provident strict faithful circumspect cautious finicky solid observant regardful concerned religious prim selfdisciplined correct loving discreet picky chary pernickety persnickety nice perfectionist by the numbers by the book going to great lengths hammer and tongs knock-down-and-drag-out blood-and-guts bang-bang unruly impetuous agitated passional excited disorderly frantic angry lively undisciplined rowdy demonstrative lawless raw noisy nasty incandescent hysterical hot-blooded refractory foul glowing animated obstreperous charged mad impulsive excitable superheated dirty irascible irrepressible disturbed rash warm storm-tossed disobedient frenetic rebellious uninhibited headstrong recalcitrant wayward filthy insubordinate unsettled unbounded touchy unhindered abandoned mighty fractious unconstrained willful disruptive gusting reckless cataclysmic cataclysmal uproarious raucous temperamental incorrigible runaway mutinous intractable unrestricted hot-tempered unhampered unpleasant wanton hyper raving crazy blowy untoward stubborn breezy anarchic hasty imprudent berserk hot-headed spasmodic opinionated contumacious committed rumbustious quick-tempered roily hectic ruffled out of hand heaving extravagant self-indulgent rapid profligate unstable incensed attention-seeking vociferous ungoverned crazed torturing gut-wrenching hotheaded full-on disagreeable unpredictable wrenching clamorous mercurial rioting in turmoil wilful jerky quarrelsome froward obstinate impatient incontrollable agitable tearing white-hot mean highly strung torrential rampageous cacophonous jarring abrupt uncontainable unquenchable acrimonious splitting thumping delirious pounding 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provoked suffering on fire on a short fuse high-strung running amok postal exciting risky unrepressed standup bruising involuntary blusterous blind trigger-happy bad-tempered ill-tempered distracted ebullient bursting grating unmusical discordant hoarse inharmonious rasping husky dry gruff crushing storm-wracked tireless fast-flowing rushing scintillating overactive overwrought amorous rowdydowdy shrewd smarting at the boiling point airy rough-and-tumble contentious self-willed flapping ill-disciplined irresistible uncooperative unconventional squallish effusive cordial avid indignant irate ireful troubled foaming extrovert steadfast allegiant virulent insurmountable paralyzing paralysing knifelike drilling romping anarchical lawbreaking rebel incompliant contrary rollicking recusant balky wintry cold demonic nutty dithyrambic corybantic incautious irrational dogged bold tenacious indefatigable Herculean stout seditious very angry tormentous anguishing chilly freezing steep broad inspired smart jouncy primal visceral undisguised naughty thrilled wholesale wide unremitting pertinacious rousing snowy drizzly icy damp messianic fitful sporadic exorbitant weltering shaking perturbed untamed stern roughhouse rolly giddy mushy overemotional sentimental romantic touching emotive unconscionable moiling worked up from the heart starry-eyed cruel hurtful heartbreaking galling afflicting trying limit awkward red-blooded lusty full of confusion full of conflict short-fuse heart-rending carried away telling gutsy knockout commanding dissolute eloquent stimulated precipitate headlong inspiring affecting high-powered hotblooded expressive thrilling quickened adverse uncalled-for virile hardy unmixed puissant hefty delinquent non-compliant beside yourself badly behaved O.T.T. dissipated overextravagant plethoric baroque fancy unmerciful overmuch overdue overweening devilish extremely painful herky-jerky wintery epidemic nervous bolshie oversensitive querulous pettish easily 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Incapable of being satisfied or appeased
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Inspiring conviction and not able to be refuted
compelling convincing conclusive persuasive cogent irrefutable powerful strong telling valid authoritative forceful incontrovertible rational sound effective reasonable reasoned reliable solid undeniable weighty credible decisive incontestable plausible potent unassailable efficacious emphatic irresistible satisfying influential substantial unanswerable compulsive well-founded well reasoned clear impressive categorical forcible lucid unequivocal indisputable effectual unquestionable unmistakable eloquent definite certain logical indubitable definitive energetic clear-cut obvious vigorous pertinent positive evident beyond question beyond doubt coherent absolute sure unarguable unambiguous moving firm irrefragable relevant proven inarguable dynamic true unchallengeable striking aggressive final undebatable beyond dispute sensible believable assertive hard-hitting puissant real consistent demonstrable watertight justifiable plain self-evident accomplished congruent legit coercive undoubted accurate suasive patent legitimate apodictic not in doubt meaningful perspicuous efficient commanding incisive trenchant vehement authentic impactful mighty justified beyond a shadow of a doubt marked realistic intelligent acceptable punchy transparent manifest commonsensical fair significant perceptive violent militant discerning urgent kosher demonstrative necessary wise judicious active satisfactory uncompromising holding water inducing sober in-your-face articulate inspiring assuasive touching open and shut motivating impelling alluring probable assured just swaying verifiable expressive vivid pithy robust intense clinching enterprising stringent electric lively ultimate high-powered masterful trustworthy well-grounded straightforward genuine powerhouse airtight well grounded accepted gutsy pragmatic material acknowledged express pronounced analytical germane analytic consequent observable palpable uncontroversial inferential deducible discriminating imperious 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