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will·ful

also wil·ful  (wĭl′fəl)
adj.
1. Said or done on purpose; deliberate: willful disregard of the rules. See Synonyms at voluntary.
2. Obstinately bent on having one's own way: exasperated by his willful child.

will′ful·ly adv.
will′ful·ness n.
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Adv.1.willfully - in a willful manner; "she had willfully deceived me"

willfully

also wilfully
adverb
Of one's own free will:
Idioms: of one's own accord, on one's own volition.
References in classic literature ?
That's just what I say," she said, willfully refusing to see the irony of his tone, and quietly turning back her long, perfumed glove.
And yours, "he replied with a smile, "is willfully to misunderstand them.
Oh, yes; you are to be arrested for willfully breaking one of the Laws of Oz.
CAK Director, Mucheru and Matiang'i' acted knowingly, deliberately and willfully against the law and in disregard of the constitution, a lawful court order and the sovereign power of the people of Kenya," the petition reads.
Genuino, then a public officer and thus required by law to file his sworn SALN, did then and there, willfully, unlawfully, feloniously, and knowingly accomplished a SALN and deliberately affirmed under oath the falsehood contained therein pertaining to his undervalued assets by failing to disclose, despite full knowledge thereof, the following real properties registered under his name and his wife,' the Office of the Special Prosecutor said in the charge sheet.
PESHAWAR -- NAB Khyber Pakhtunkhwa today arrested accused Daud Khan owner of Daud Steel Mills Bara Khyber Agency for willfully defaulting electricity bills worth Rs.
A NURSE has pleaded guilty to willfully neglecting patients at the Princess of Wales Hospital in Bridgend.
Jones is charged that in September of last year, acting in a public office - that of a police officer - he misconducted himself by willfully gaining access to information that he was not authorised to do so and discussed it with a member of the public not authorised to receive it.
The Fourth Circuit reversed a district court and held that a taxpayer had willfully violated the foreign bank account reporting requirements for two foreign bank accounts.
Khaliq is accused of making threats to kill and willfully assaulting, ill-treating, neglecting or abandoning a child.
THE Delhi High Court on Thursday slammed striking Air India ( AI) pilots for willfully disobeying court orders saying that they must call off their agitation immediately, or face contempt action.
Defendant) willfully failed to stop at the scene of the accident crash or as close to the accident crash as possible and remain there until [he] [she] had given "identifying information" to the [injured person] [driver] [occupant] or [person attending the vehicle] and to any police officer investigating the accident crash.