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Sample sentences for the GRE study word volition

volition can be used as a noun

1.At such times you go by my volition and not by his. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
2.With no volition of their own, their uncertain young legs carried them to the porch. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
3.Almost simultaneously, with a mighty volition of ungraduated, instantaneous swiftness, the White Whale darted through the weltering sea. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
4.The perforated cords convey volition and sensation to the subordinate limbs. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci
5.And the power of self-movement equivalent in effect to human volition is, in the unparticled matter, the result of its unity and omniprevalence _how_ I know not, and now clearly see that I shall never know. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
6."Surely, your ladyship," said Jeeves, "it is more reasonable to suppose that a gentleman of his lordship's character went to prison of his own volition than that he committed some breach of the law which necessitated his arrest. - from My Man Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse

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