willfully

Definitions

  • "'We will see where this rat came from.'"
    "'We will see where this rat came from.'"
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv willfully in a willful manner "she had willfully deceived me"
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"'I will take care of Boh.'" "'I will take care of Boh.'"
"'Be off, or I will have you locked up!'" "'Be off, or I will have you locked up!'"
"Jack worked with a will." "Jack worked with a will."
"'I will add this too, lady,' said the pedlar." "'I will add this too, lady,' said the pedlar."
Emily repairs Will's trousers Emily repairs Will's trousers
Cost What They Will, Trade With Me--4-07-420 Cost What They Will, Trade With Me--4-07-420
"Will you Mind my Pea?" "Will you Mind my Pea?"
WILL O' THE WISP WILL O' THE WISP

Quotations

  • Novalis
    Novalis
    “A character is a completely fashioned will.”
  • Wayne Dyer
    Wayne%20Dyer
    “Your children will see what you're all about by what you live rather than what you say.”
  • Karl A. Menninger
    Karl A. Menninger
    “What is done to children, they will do to society.”
  • Ken Loeffler
    Ken Loeffler
    “There are only two kinds of coaches -- those who have been fired, and those who will be fired.”
  • Paul Hersey
    Paul Hersey
    “People differ not only in their ability to do but also in their 'will to do'.”
  • Jerry Martin
    Jerry Martin
    “When you have them by the balls, their hearts and minds will follow.”

Idioms

Barkus is willing - This idiom means that someone is willing to get married.
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Black will take no other hue - Evil can take many disguises but it is always black (evil).
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Boys will be boys - Boys will be boys means that boys, or men, will behave in certain ways, often noisily or irresponsibily.
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Heads will roll - If heads will roll, people will be punished or sacked for something that has gone wrong.
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If you lie down with dogs, you will get up with fleas - This means that if you become involved with bad company, there will be negative consequences.
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If you lie down with the Devil, you will wake up in hell - This means that if you become involved with bad company, there will be negative consequences.
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If you will - 'If you will' is used as a way of making a concession in a sentence: He wasn't a very honest person, a liar if you will. Here, it is used a way of accepting that the reader or listener might think of the person as a liar, but without commit the writer or speaker to that position fully.
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Look after the pennies and the pounds will look after themselves - (UK) If you look after the pennies, the pounds will look after themselves, meaning that if someone takes care not to waste small amounts of money, they will accumulate capital. ('Look after the pence and the pounds will look after themselves' is an alternative form of this idiom.)
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Lord willing and the creek don't rise - Pertains to the ability to accomplish a task or meet an obligation, barring unforseen complications. Example: "I will be at work tomorrow, Lord willing and the creek don't rise."
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Murder will out - This idiom means that bad deeds can't be kept secret forever.
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None so blind as those who will not see - This idiom is used when people refuse to accept facts presented to them. ('None so deaf as those who will not hear' is an alternative.)
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Spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak - If the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak, someone lacks the willpower to change things they do because they derive too much pleasure from them.
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Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me - To be resistant to criticism. This is often said to young children upset over the fact that another child called them something that they did not like.
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That and 50 cents will buy you a cup of coffee - (USA) This is used to describe something that is deemed worthless. "He's got a Ph.D. in Philosophy." "So? That and 50 cents will buy you a cup of coffee."
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Truth will out - Truth will out means that, given time, the facts of a case will emerge no matter how people might try to conceal them.
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Usage

In literature:

Archie will marry now, and will have children, and his boy will be the heir.
"The Claverings" by Anthony Trollope
Oh, Herman, I know you will never willingly forsake me; but I feel you will never acknowledge me!
"Ishmael" by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
I want some one to help me; if some one will help me, I will be nice to that person.
"The Rebel of the School" by Mrs. L. T. Meade
But you will see, you will see!
"French and English" by Evelyn Everett-Green
Will you give up your own will for wanst, and be guided by a wiser man?
"The Black Baronet; or, The Chronicles Of Ballytrain The Works of William Carleton, Volume One" by William Carleton
The night is beautiful, for the wind will drive away the snow-clouds and the stars will shine brightly.
"The Grey Cloak" by Harold MacGrath
I will give you full directions for my patient's treatment, and will see him again in the afternoon.
"For Woman's Love" by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
You will not only have more fun, but you will run much less risk.
"Outdoor Sports and Games" by Claude H. Miller
For that will make it soon grow stale, and it will thence grow sower and dead before you are aware.
"The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened" by Kenelm Digby
I trow the river rushes will be yet green, and at least they will be fresh.
"The Lost Treasure of Trevlyn" by Evelyn Everett-Green
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In poetry:

I will go into dark Gethsemane,
In the night when none can see;
I will kneel by the side of Christ my Lord,
And He will kneel down with me.
"Gethesmane" by Alexander Anderson
Will you, like Peter, your Lord deny?
Or will you scorn from His foes to fly,
daring for Jesus to live or die?
What will you do with Jesus?
"What Will You Do with Jesus?" by Albert Benjamin Simpson
Sometime my cross a crown will prove,
Sometime my tears will jewels be,
Sometime all doubts Christ will remove--
Blest be the time, eternity!
"Golden Gates" by Mary Alice Walton
My will fulfils what's hard to tell,
The counsel both of heav'n, and hell;
Heav'n, without sin, will'd sin to be;
Yet will to sin, is sin in me.
"The Believer's Riddle; or, the Mystery of Faith" by Ralph Erskine
Come and freely seek my door,
I will open willingly;
I will chide the past no more,
Looking to the things before,
Led by pathways known to thee.
"My Birthday" by Susan Coolidge
Those chimes from Bethany will ring
With power that will not, cannot die;
Martha's and Mary's names will sing
Long as the flitting centuries fly.
"Ministering Women" by Nancy Rebecca Campbell Glass

In news:

It will be the first time in 36 years that the state's federal offices will lack a Democrat.
American Idol's Season Finale will air on Fox May 23rd, will Westlake, La.
FIFI's will arrive Tuesday, July 26, and Aaron Tippin will perform an evening concert on Saturday, July 30, as part of Commemorative Air Force's "Red, White & Loud Tour.".
"There will never be a reunion as I will never do anything with an a--hole like Will Smith," Hubert, 55, snipes to TMZ.
They will gather in North Idaho and discuss Ernest Hemingway and it will be good and it will be fitting and in the end they will leave.
Lots of people will make forecasts about who will win the primary, what the final tickets will look like, who needs to win which states to gain how many electoral votes.
Economists predict housing sales will be flat, small-business optimism will remain low, and jobs will be scarcer than a rotary phone.
If President Barack Obama is re-elected, health care coverage will expand dramatically, taxes on the wealthy will go up and Wall Street will face tougher regulation.
If President Obama is re-elected, health care coverage will expand dramatically, taxes on the wealthy will go up and Wall Street will face tougher regulation.
Santa will be on hand from 11 am to 2 pm for photos, the school student store will be open for spirit items and homemade soup, chili, muffins and desserts will be available.
The center will be dissolved , its donations will be returned and its founding cities will split remaining assets.
A brief summary of coverage plans for the weekend: ESPN will do a lot of it, as will the NFL Network, as will Sirius XM radio, as will Newsday.
Doctors will be paid differently, patient relationships will change and business as usual will be disrupted.
59pm on Friday to predict what the average price of gas per gallon will be in Lubbock on July 22, 2011 KFYO News will conduct the gas survey as they do every Friday and we will award the winner on the following Monday.
"Tunisian women will not submit, they will triumph or they will die" read another.
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In science:

From now on (since in the second part we will use the representation theory of SL(n + 2, C)) we will use the ambient metric to identify ¯V with V ∗ , so we will replace all ambient upper (lower) barred indices by ambient lower (upper) indices.
Symmetries of CR sub-Laplacian
The program will then compute an interval that contains all possible values for FB on these intervals, it will verify that the upper bound on this interval is smaller than 2(1 − c) ln 4, and it will record the difference between the maximum possible value for FB and 2(1 − c) ln 4.
The Satisfiability Threshold for a Seemingly Intractable Random Constraint Satisfaction Problem
This size-biasing effect will require a little notation to describe precisely, but, as we will later see, the effect is minor enough that the rigorous estimates we will derive are in essence the same as those arising under the simplifying assumption.
Sharp phase transition in the random stirring model on trees
Remark 2.1. I have assume that ∗ is operation on Group G ,hence instead of writting (G,∗) I will use simply Group G. if other operation will come I will mention that operation .
Rohit Self-Class Group
If there is a cycle (which will be unique) Γv will be tree-like up to some distance L − 1 < ω and non-tree-like at level (distance) L, then there will be one vertex vc on the cycle at level L if the cycle is an even size, and two vertices vc , wc if it is an odd size.
The Cover Time of Random Walks on Graphs
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