(Military) One who enters into military service voluntarily, but who, when in service, is subject to discipline and regulations like other soldiers; -- opposed to conscript; specifically, a voluntary member of the organized militia of a country as distinguished from the standing army.
implies obstinate and perverse determination to follow one's own will despite influences, arguments, advice, etc. in opposition a willful refusal
implies full realization of the significance of what one intends to do and of its effects a deliberate lie
applies to that which is done on purpose for a definite reason and is in no way accidental an intentional slight
implies the exercise of one's own free choice or will in an action, whether or not external influences are at work voluntary services
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