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  1. willverb

    devise, direct, bequeath

    to die without will

  2. will

    allure, procure, gain, obtain, conciliate, earn, succeed, get, achieve, accomplish, conquer

    repel, forfeit, miss, alienate, fail

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  1. volition, willnoun

    the capability of conscious choice and decision and intention

    "the exercise of their volition we construe as revolt"- George Meredith

    testament, volition, willing

  2. willnoun

    a fixed and persistent intent or purpose

    "where there's a will there's a way"

    testament, volition

  3. will, testamentverb

    a legal document declaring a person's wishes regarding the disposal of their property when they die

    testament, volition

  4. willverb

    decree or ordain

    "God wills our existence"

    bequeath, leave

  5. willverb

    determine by choice

    "This action was willed and intended"

    bequeath, leave

  6. bequeath, will, leaveverb

    leave or give by will after one's death

    "My aunt bequeathed me all her jewelry"; "My grandfather left me his entire estate"

    lead, go forth, leave alone, exit, leave behind, go away, give, provide, get out, result, pull up stakes, go out, entrust, pass on, depart, forget, bequeath, leave, allow, impart, allow for

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  1. willnoun

    power of determination, power of choosing, faculty of volition

  2. willnoun

    wish, desire, inclination, disposition, pleasure

  3. willnoun

    command, behest, order, direction

  4. willnoun

    testament, last will and testament

  5. willverb

    determine, decree, enjoin, command, direct

  6. willverb

    bequeath, devise, demise, leave, give by will

  7. willverb

    exercise volition

  8. willverb

    devise, choose, elect, be disposed, be inclined, be pleased, have a mind

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  1. List of known nicknames for "Will":

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  1. H.L. Mencken:

    Say what you will about the Ten Commandments, you must always come back to the pleasant fact that there are only ten of them.

  2. Pascal Blanque:

    The combination of the strong dollar and Fed noise, along with the commodity dynamics, means that Asia will be the place to be to a large extent.

  3. H.L. Mencken:

    An idealist is one who, on noticing that a rose smells better than a cabbage, concludes that it will also make better soup.

  4. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    We will respond with a heavy hand to the brutal murder of Jews who came to pray and were killed by lowly murderers

  5. Bernard Baruch:

    Approach each new problem not with a view of finding what you hope will be there, but to get the truth, the realities that must be grappled with. You may not like what you find. In that case you are entitled to try to change it. But do not deceive yourself as to what you do find to be the facts of the situation.

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