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What is another word for wilful?

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Adjective
Done or performed with a conscious purpose or intent
“This testimony must be considered along with other evidence in determining whether there was a wilful neglect of duty.”
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Resistant to control or authority
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“As the younger became more wilful and wayward, making the most of her privileged status, the elder became more withdrawn, worried about her destiny.”
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Stubbornly, and usually unreasonably, holding to an opinion, decision or purpose
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“Even Samuel Johnson, who was notoriously wilful when it came to taking the advice of his physicians, listened first and then ignored them.”
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Having or showing an imperious manner
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“He spoke in a wilful and domineering manner, continuing to stride forward.”
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(of a quality or result) Achieved or maintained by careful and deliberate effort
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Having a tendency to inflict suffering and pain on others
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Overindulged, especially of a child
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Free from outside control or authority
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Obsessively concerned with something
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(of a person) Liable to unreasonable changes of mood
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Especially high-spirited
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