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Implies UrgencyPlay
Using 'demand' suggests you can't wait much longer for a response. SlideThe workers' demand for better conditions was urgent.
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Often AssertivePlay
Can be seen as assertive or even aggressive, especially in personal situations. SlideShe demanded an apology immediately.
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Confusion with 'Ask'Play
'Demand' is much stronger than 'ask'; use it when 'ask' is too mild. SlideHe didn't just ask for silence; he demanded it.