wilful :

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  • s  done by design
  • s  habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition

  • Since their divorce over a year ago (when he charged wilful and persistent desertion), their son and two daughters have sought the reconciliation.
  • His weapon was the threat of his own political suicide, as a wilful little boy might say, "If you don't give me what I want I'll hold my breath until I'm blue in the face.
  • Again the wilful Princess got the best of Hadji Butu.
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  • Medics could face jail for patient neglect
    Wilful neglect of patients is set to be made a criminal offence under reforms being introduced in the wake of the scandal at Stafford Hospital in central England, where up to 1,200 people died as a result of poor care between 2005 and 2009. Prime Minister David Cameron said health workers who mistreated and abused patients would face "the full force of the law" in a package of reforms to be ...
    Nov. 16, 2013 - AFP via Yahoo! News

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