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1. Standing or resting on something; as, an insistent wall.

2. Insisting; persistent; persevering.

3. (Science: zoology) see incumbent.

Origin: L. Insistens, -entis, p. Pr. Of insistere.

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Sound and how the brain reacts to it

... against another like bowl 3. clack of heels on the street 4. teeth grating against material (both my own teeth and someone else doing so) 5. insistent, repetitive and dull noise (repeated drumming) 6. humming I am a pianist, self taught, and though I am told I have a talent for it I fail ...

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by MillieKittan
Mon Feb 28, 2011 7:39 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sound and how the brain reacts to it
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Views: 175957

The Fiber Disease

... it seems to be when patients get very adamant that they can be diagnosed as delusional. It's not easy to walk the fine line between being quietly insistent enough to get the treatment you need, but not so belligerent that a doctor might (in the absence of objective evidence, or of a medically ...

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by Cilla
Mon Jan 16, 2006 8:51 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 6248115

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