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If you spot one in your yard, the best option is to let it trundle away of its own volition.

Before he was in his teens, on his own volition he had introduced himself to many great artists — Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus and Dizzy Gillespie among them — who were astonished by the young man’s precocious authority.

Whether you’re in the category of people who die tomorrow or live another 40 years, to some extent that’s not under your control or volition.

Today, as the marketing options are getting narrower based on the disproportionate number of ads run online, learning webinars and online classes are where people go out of their own volition.

When would those states have integrated of their own volition, because it was the right thing to do?

So women, you see, are not human beings with agency and volition about their sexuality in Huckabee Land.

No, she said, she had come to pray at the Kotel of her own volition, no one put her up to it.

Normally, dogs and cats and humans seem to be guided by some kind of volition – but of course that may be flattering ourselves.

But then you have the women who go into the trade of their volition.

The moment that we introduce the operation of human volition and activity, that, too, becomes one of the factors of "survival."

The only genuine act of volition is that in which all the obscure forces of our nature take part.

He ran not of his own conscious volition; he was killed while bravely advancing; he died while retreating.

In so far as Pike protracted this exploration of his own volition, it forms Pt.

Should we not say that actions are subject to Necessity, whilst the preliminary volition and reasoning are independent?


On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to volition, such as: accord, choice, desire, determination, discretion, and election.

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