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willingly

adverb

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1 by choice or preference
  • I would not willingly eat liver, but sometimes I have no choice

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2 of one's own free will
  • I willingly made the campaign contribution; no one pressured me into doing so

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“Willingly.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/willingly. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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