He is notorious for his wilful exaggeration, both in narrative and numerical statements.
She is very quick-tempered and wilful, and nobody, except her brother James, has attempted to control her.
In the case of Tearchus, the miscellaneous levies which he employed himself and those which composed the Egyptian and Assyrian armies opposed to him, and the lands that Egypt and Ethiopia traded with, must all have been counted, partly through misunderstanding, partly through wilful perversion, to his empire.
In the case of the former, claim is laid to the unbroken episcopal succession through the Waldenses, and the question of their eventual intercommunion with the Anglican of the Sermon against Wilful Rebellion," ed.
These misunderstandings, frequently wilful, extended often beyond the domain of pure politics.