wilfully
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈwɪlfəli/
Adverb

wilfully

  1. (obsolete) Willingly, of one's own free will.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.vi:
      Why then dost thou, O man, that of them all / Art Lord, and eke of nature Soueraine, / Wilfully make thy selfe a wretched thrall [...]?
  2. Deliberately, on purpose; maliciously.



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