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Mr Wolski had an iron will and learned to walk again.
Without the will to win, the team won't go far.
a clash of wills between a manager and an employee
For once politicians are listening to the will of the people.
He claims he was held in the flat against his will.
She was a powerful ruler, used to imposing her will.
I really should make a will, just in case something happens.
Ed's father didn't leave him anything in his will.
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