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For Covid-19 vaccination programs to undo distrust in time for the mass drives that will be needed to build herd immunity, what is needed is willful remembering and willful repair.
HOW THE CIA’S FAKE VACCINE PROGRAM IN PAKISTAN HELPED FUEL THE ANTI-VAX MOVEMENTHALA IQBALFEBRUARY 1, 2021VOX
In spite of her willfulness and caprices Mrs. Wilmott was full of generous impulses and loyal to her friends.
THROUGH THE WALLCLEVELAND MOFFETT
That willfulness of his had pleased Lady Sellingworth more than anything had pleased her for a very long time.
DECEMBER LOVEROBERT HICHENS
The poor girl's willfulness the night of the ball had changed Bertha's dislike to hate.
GUY KENMORE'S WIFE AND THE ROSE AND THE LILYMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
Some are actually ignorant of what constitutes true politeness, and err not from willfulness, but from want of knowledge.
BEADLE'S DIME BOOK OF PRACTICAL ETIQUETTE FOR LADIES AND GENTLEMENANONYMOUS
She would not listen to Jean's remonstrance, for all the willfulness in her was aroused and she thought only of her own desire.
THE RANCH GIRLS AT RAINBOW LODGEMARGARET VANDERCOOK
An environment of freedom and authority will help him achieve a balance between love and hate, co-operation and willfulness.
HEREIN IS LOVEREUEL L. HOWE
Because of our ignorance, our indifference, and our willfulness.
NOTES ON THE BOOK OF DEUTERONOMY, VOLUME IICHARLES HENRY MACKINTOSH
It surely is that which "willfulness, conceit, and egotism" find hardest to endure.
RECORDS OF A GIRLHOODFRANCES ANN KEMBLE
He was through life a spoiled child, whose main characteristic was willfulness.
FROM CHAUCER TO TENNYSONHENRY A. BEERS
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WORDS RELATED TO WILLFULNESS

  • bullheadedness
  • determination
  • doggedness
  • hardheadedness
  • mulishness
  • obstinance
  • obstinateness
  • pertinacity
  • perverseness
  • perversity
  • pigheadedness
  • purpose
  • reluctance
  • tenaciousness
  • tenacity
  • willfulness
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