-verb (used without object)
1. to be emphatic, firm, or resolute on some matter of desire, demand, intention, etc.
2. to lay emphasis in assertion
3. to dwell with earnestness or emphasis (usually followed by "on" or "upon").
-verb (used with object)
4. to assert or maintain firmly.
5. to demand or persist in demanding.
That she's been invited
Into our home
And must be let in
At all costs.