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Willingly have a new life (4)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

lief

'willingly' is the definition.
(I've seen this in another clue)

'a new life' is the wordplay.
'a new' indicates an anagram.
'life' is an anagram of 'LIEF'.

'have' acts as a link.

(Another definition for lief that I've seen is " In old usage, gladly or willingly - file away".)

I've seen this clue in The Globe and Mail and The Irish News.
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