wilful: Associated Words
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  • dauntlessly
    • adverb without fear
      intrepidly; fearlessly.
      • fearlessly, he led the troops into combat

  • misdoing
    • verb do wrongly or improperly
      • misdo one's job

  • fascinatingly
    • adverb in a fascinating manner
      • her face became fascinatingly distorted

  • defaulters
    • noun someone who fails to make a required appearance in court
    • noun someone who fails to meet a financial obligation
      deadbeat.

  • determinately
    In a determinate manner; definitely; ascertainably.
    The principles of religion are already either determinately true or false, before you think of them. Tillotson.

  • misconduct
    • noun bad or dishonest management by persons supposed to act on another's behalf
    • noun activity that transgresses moral or civil law
      wrongful conduct; wrongdoing; actus reus.
      • he denied any wrongdoing

  • imputing
    • verb attribute or credit to
      ascribe; assign; attribute.
      • We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare
      • People impute great cleverness to cats
    • verb attribute (responsibility or fault) to a cause or source
      • The teacher imputed the student's failure to his nervousness

  • wrongheadedness
    Sorry, we do not have the definition for this word.
  • alleging
    • verb report or maintain
      aver; say.
      • He alleged that he was the victim of a crime
      • He said it was too late to intervene in the war
      • The registrar says that I owe the school money

  • perverter
    One who perverts (a person or thing). "His own parents his perverters." South. "A perverter of his law." Bp. Stillingfleet.
  • commit
    • verb perform an act, usually with a negative connotation
      perpetrate; pull.
      • perpetrate a crime
      • pull a bank robbery
    • verb give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
      devote; consecrate; dedicate; give.
      • She committed herself to the work of God
      • give one's talents to a good cause
      • consecrate your life to the church

  • misconstruction
    • noun a kind of misinterpretation resulting from putting a wrong construction on words or actions (often deliberately)
      misconstrual.
    • noun an ungrammatical constituent

  • horribly
    • adverb of a dreadful kind
      dreadfully; awfully.
      • there was a dreadfully bloody accident on the road this morning

  • misreadings
    • verb read or interpret wrongly
      • He misread the data
    • verb interpret wrongly
      misinterpret.
      • I misread Hamlet all my life!

  • seemingly
    • adverb from appearances alone
      ostensibly; on the face of it; apparently.
      • irrigation often produces bumper crops from apparently desert land
      • the child is seemingly healthy but the doctor is concerned
      • had been ostensibly frank as to his purpose while really concealing it"-Thomas Hardy
      • on the face of it the problem seems minor

  • rhodomontade
    • noun vain and empty boasting
      rodomontade; bluster; braggadocio.

  • impute
    • verb attribute or credit to
      ascribe; assign; attribute.
      • We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare
      • People impute great cleverness to cats
    • verb attribute (responsibility or fault) to a cause or source
      • The teacher imputed the student's failure to his nervousness

  • impugners
    Sorry, we do not have the definition for this word.
  • committing
    • verb perform an act, usually with a negative connotation
      perpetrate; pull.
      • perpetrate a crime
      • pull a bank robbery
    • verb give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
      devote; consecrate; dedicate; give.
      • She committed herself to the work of God
      • give one's talents to a good cause
      • consecrate your life to the church

  • misstatement
    • noun a statement that contains a mistake

  • commits
    • verb perform an act, usually with a negative connotation
      perpetrate; pull.
      • perpetrate a crime
      • pull a bank robbery
    • verb give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
      devote; consecrate; dedicate; give.
      • She committed herself to the work of God
      • give one's talents to a good cause
      • consecrate your life to the church

  • defaulter
    • noun someone who fails to make a required appearance in court
    • noun someone who fails to meet a financial obligation
      deadbeat.

  • obstinately
    • adverb in a stubborn unregenerate manner
      obdurately; stubbornly; mulishly; pig-headedly; cussedly.
      • she remained stubbornly in the same position

  • misrepresentation
    • noun a misleading falsehood
      deceit; deception.
    • noun a willful perversion of facts
      falsification.

  • constitute
    • verb form or compose
      represent; be; comprise; make up.
      • This money is my only income
      • The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance
      • These constitute my entire belonging
      • The children made up the chorus
      • This sum represents my entire income for a year
      • These few men comprise his entire army
    • verb create and charge with a task or function
      appoint; nominate; name.
      • nominate a committee

  • misreading
    • noun misinterpretation caused by inaccurate reading
    • verb read or interpret wrongly
      misread.
      • He misread the data

  • flagrantly
    • adverb in a flagrant manner
      • he is flagrantly disregarding the law

  • disobedience
    • noun the failure to obey
      noncompliance.
    • noun the trait of being unwilling to obey

  • apparently
    • adverb from appearances alone
      ostensibly; on the face of it; seemingly.
      • irrigation often produces bumper crops from apparently desert land
      • the child is seemingly healthy but the doctor is concerned
      • had been ostensibly frank as to his purpose while really concealing it"-Thomas Hardy
      • on the face of it the problem seems minor
    • adverb unmistakably (`plain' is often used informally for `plainly')
      patently; plainly; plain; obviously; manifestly; evidently.
      • the answer is obviously wrong
      • she was in bed and evidently in great pain
      • he was manifestly too important to leave off the guest list
      • it is all patently nonsense
      • she has apparently been living here for some time
      • I thought he owned the property, but apparently not
      • You are plainly wrong
      • he is plain stubborn

  • blindness
    • noun the state of being blind or lacking sight
      sightlessness; cecity.

  • perversely
    • adverb deliberately deviant
      • his perversely erotic notions
    • adverb in a contrary disobedient manner
      contrarily; contrariwise.

  • misconstructions
    • noun a kind of misinterpretation resulting from putting a wrong construction on words or actions (often deliberately)
      misconstrual.
    • noun an ungrammatical constituent

  • constitutes
    • verb form or compose
      represent; be; comprise; make up.
      • This money is my only income
      • The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance
      • These constitute my entire belonging
      • The children made up the chorus
      • This sum represents my entire income for a year
      • These few men comprise his entire army
    • verb create and charge with a task or function
      appoint; nominate; name.
      • nominate a committee

  • misfeasance
    • noun doing a proper act in a wrongful or injurious manner

  • inflicting
    • verb impose something unpleasant
      bring down; impose; visit.
      • The principal visited his rage on the students

  • murther
    Murder, n. & v. Obs. or Prov. "The treason of the murthering." Chaucer.
  • somewhat
    • adverb to a small degree or extent
      slightly; more or less.
      • his arguments were somewhat self-contradictory
      • the children argued because one slice of cake was slightly larger than the other
    • adverb to a moderately sufficient extent or degree
      fairly; pretty; passably; reasonably; moderately; jolly; middling.
      • pretty big
      • pretty bad
      • jolly decent of him
      • the shoes are priced reasonably
      • he is fairly clever with computers

  • obscurantism
    • noun a policy of opposition to enlightenment or the spread of knowledge
    • noun a deliberate act intended to make something obscure

  • fierce
    • adjective satellite marked by extreme and violent energy
      furious; ferocious; savage.
      • a ferocious beating
      • fierce fighting
      • a furious battle
    • adjective satellite marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid
      vehement; tearing; trigger-happy; violent.
      • fierce loyalty
      • in a tearing rage
      • vehement dislike
      • violent passions

  • prevarication
    • noun a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth
      lie.
    • noun intentionally vague or ambiguous
      equivocation; evasiveness.

  • alleged
    • adjective satellite declared but not proved
      • alleged abuses of housing benefits"- Wall Street Journal
    • verb report or maintain
      aver; say; allege.
      • He alleged that he was the victim of a crime
      • He said it was too late to intervene in the war
      • The registrar says that I owe the school money

  • choler
    • noun an irritable petulant feeling
      irritability; crossness; fretfulness; petulance; peevishness; fussiness.
    • noun a strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance
      anger; ire.

  • proving
    • verb be shown or be found to be
      turn up; turn out.
      • She proved to be right
      • The medicine turned out to save her life
      • She turned up HIV positive
    • verb establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment
      shew; demonstrate; show; establish.
      • The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound
      • The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture

  • misbehaviour
    • noun improper or wicked or immoral behavior
      misdeed; misbehavior.

  • constituted
    • adjective brought about or set up or accepted; especially long established
      established.
      • the established social order
      • distrust the constituted authority
      • a team established as a member of a major league
      • enjoyed his prestige as an established writer
      • an established precedent
      • the established Church
    • verb form or compose
      constitute; represent; be; comprise; make up.
      • This money is my only income
      • The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance
      • These constitute my entire belonging
      • The children made up the chorus
      • This sum represents my entire income for a year
      • These few men comprise his entire army

  • imposture
    • noun pretending to be another person
      impersonation.

  • verdict
    • noun (law) the findings of a jury on issues of fact submitted to it for decision; can be used in formulating a judgment
      finding of fact.

  • obtrusion
    The act of obtruding; a thrusting upon others by force or unsolicited; as, the obtrusion of crude opinions on the world.
  • committed
    • adjective bound or obligated, as under a pledge to a particular cause, action, or attitude
      • committed church members
      • a committed Marxist
    • verb perform an act, usually with a negative connotation
      perpetrate; commit; pull.
      • perpetrate a crime
      • pull a bank robbery

  • misrepresentations
    • noun a misleading falsehood
      deceit; deception.
    • noun a willful perversion of facts
      falsification.

  • sheer
    • verb turn sharply; change direction abruptly
      swerve; cut; veer; trend; curve; slew; slue.
      • The car cut to the left at the intersection
      • The motorbike veered to the right
    • verb cause to sheer
      • She sheered her car around the obstacle

  • untruth
    • noun a false statement
      falsehood; falsity.

  • mere
    • noun a small pond of standing water
    • adjective satellite being nothing more than specified
      • a mere child

  • obfuscation
    • noun confusion resulting from failure to understand
      puzzlement; bemusement; mystification; bewilderment; befuddlement; bafflement.
    • noun the activity of obscuring people's understanding, leaving them baffled or bewildered
      mystification.

  • punish
    • verb impose a penalty on; inflict punishment on
      penalize; penalise.
      • The students were penalized for showing up late for class
      • we had to punish the dog for soiling the floor again

  • perversity
    • noun deliberate and stubborn unruliness and resistance to guidance or discipline
      perverseness; contrariness.
    • noun deliberately deviating from what is good
      perverseness.
      • there will always be a few people who, through macho perversity, gain satisfaction from bullying and terrorism

  • merely
    • adverb and nothing more
      but; simply; only; just.
      • I was merely asking
      • it is simply a matter of time
      • just a scratch
      • he was only a child
      • hopes that last but a moment

  • desertion
    • noun withdrawing support or help despite allegiance or responsibility
      abandonment; defection.
      • his abandonment of his wife and children left them penniless
    • noun the act of giving something up
      abandonment; forsaking.

  • deliberate
    • verb think about carefully; weigh
      moot; turn over; consider; debate.
      • They considered the possibility of a strike
      • Turn the proposal over in your mind
    • verb discuss the pros and cons of an issue
      debate.

  • disesteem
    • noun the state in which esteem has been lost
    • verb have little or no respect for; hold in contempt
      disrespect.



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