Difficult Words :
Willful and Wanton
Difficult Words : Willful and Wanton
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Wanton (WON tun) adj: malicious, unjustifiable, unprovoked, egregious
Terrorists commit wanton acts on a helpless populace to make their point.
Wanton also means intemperate. A hedonist lives a wanton life in the relentless, unremitting pursuit of pleasure. An ascetic does not.
Willful (WIL ful) adj: deliberate, obstinate, insistent on having one's way
The mother insisted that the killing committed by her son had not been willful, but the jury apparently believed that he had known what he was doing.
When her mother told her she couldn't have a cookie, the willful little girl simply snatched the cookie jar and ran out of the room with it. She had stolen the cookies willfully.
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