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at will

Definition of at will in English:

At whatever time or in whatever way one pleases: he seemed to think he could walk in and out of her life at will
More example sentences
  • Everyone in this film is going slowly insane, doing drugs, and killing at will.
  • Few, if any, other counties possess such strong forwards who can switch positions at will.
  • That is why they give awards for acting, not for crying or laughing at will.
Synonyms
as one pleases, as one wishes, as one thinks fit, to suit oneself, at one's pleasure, at one's inclination/discretion, at whim
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