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adverb as in gladly

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This means that to receive assistance, countries must have governments able and willing to meet criteria set by donors, such as putting forth funding proposals and showing financial capability.

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If she were willing to take questions, perhaps she might have some insight about the unsolved 1990 Gardner Museum robbery, which has much in common with her Beit collection heist.

They see the essential need for in-person schooling and have been willing to invest the resources necessary to make sure this continues safely.

The Wizards believe the Israeli teen has a high ceiling and are willing to be patient with his development.

Even highly motivated sellers can’t make a trade if there aren’t buyers willing to include worthwhile pieces to move up the board.

The letter attacks Braley for having “willingly voted for extreme measures that threaten the lives of unborn children.”

Of course, this was greeted with a round of applause and whoops from her room of willingly incarcerated followers.

We willingly give our health care providers a wealth of data about ourselves.

Duke was so easily flattered that he would willingly open up about his plans around the country.

McCaskill told me the victim had willingly gone home from a bar with the defendant—but then things took a dark turn.

I'd sacrifice myself willingly, if that would put things straight.

I would certainly; and as I am much interested in the subject, I will willingly give you five dollars for your rule.

Tom willingly let the subject drop; his own desire was to appear natural, to protect her, to save her pain.

Being weak from the effects of her fall, Susy accepted the offer willingly, and was supported on the other side by a policeman.

The poor devil willingly undertook to deliver it, and the marshal, as directed, caused the bearer to receive a hearty flogging.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to willingly, such as: cheerfully, freely, readily, voluntarily, absolutely, and unquestionably.

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