Thesaurus / willful

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I know I was foolish—call it willful rather than foolish—the instinct that is born in me to command.

Their ignorance or their willful silence on the subject, is not less than improbable.

Pauline was a favorite of her father, who had used pitiless severity in training the brilliant and willful Maria.

War can come only by the willful acts and aggressions of others.

She is willful, quick-tempered, and impetuous, but large-hearted and lovable.

Airy Fairy LilianMargaret Wolfe Hamilton (AKA Duchess)

Some pretend that Mosment had foretold his death, and that it was caused by a willful carelessness.

His mother was willful, obstinate, and capricious, but as far as he was concerned she was incapable of selfishness.

Paul PatoffF. Marion Crawford

"Very well," answered Cissy, for she knew that the willful beauty would have her own way.

A default or willful omission shall be deemed felony without benefit of clergy.

But Willful paid no heed to his father's words, and daily grew more indolent.

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