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She said he “wishes he had the strength and willpower as a young child to stop the terrible chain of events.”
RELEASED EARLY AFTER A MURDER CONVICTION, D.C. MAN IS CHARGED IN NEW HOMICIDEPAUL M. DUGGAN, KEITH L. ALEXANDER, PETER HERMANNMAY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Big Tech leaders have demonstrated they neither have the willpower nor the ability to proactively and successfully self-regulate, and that’s why Congress must immediately intervene.
BIG TECH COMPANIES CANNOT BE TRUSTED TO SELF-REGULATE: WE NEED CONGRESS TO ACTANNIE SIEBERTMARCH 12, 2021TECHCRUNCH
They help you activate when you’re feeling low, automate decisions so you don’t burn willpower, and prime your mind-body system to more easily groove into the task at hand.
THE PANDEMIC IS A MARATHON. HERE'S HOW TO STAY STRONG.BRAD STULBERGJANUARY 20, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
I always make spiced nuts and a cheese platter but I have no willpower and then am too full for the actual feast!
A HOLIDAY SNACKING GAME PLAN THAT WON’T STRESS YOU OUTELAZAR SONTAGNOVEMBER 23, 2020EATER
He’s done research on everything from willpower and self-esteem to decision-making and free will to sexuality.
REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL (EP. 417)STEPHEN J. DUBNERMAY 7, 2020FREAKONOMICS
For fear of offending her, I restrained the impulse to take her in my arms, and it took great willpower.
VALLEY OF THE CROENLEE TARBELL
And suddenly you flashed upon me a single glance; I felt it clash against my willpower.
GUNMAN'S RECKONINGMAX BRAND
If the lawful possessor of the body will confidently assert himself and use his own willpower no obsession can take place.
ELEMENTARY THEOSOPHYL. W. ROGERS
And the next day he had to use all his willpower to avoid seeing the scarred thumb.
THE PRUSSIAN OFFICERD. H. LAWRENCE
But to be like Keith—all willpower, marching along, treading down his own feelings and weaknesses!
FIVE TALESJOHN GALSWORTHY
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WORDS RELATED TO WILLPOWER

  • boldness
  • conclusion
  • courage
  • decidedness
  • design
  • earnestness
  • firmness
  • fixed purpose
  • intention
  • objective
  • project
  • purpose
  • purposefulness
  • purposiveness
  • resoluteness
  • resolution
  • steadfastness
  • undertaking
  • will
  • willpower
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