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mischievous
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • "Oh, a story about the Black Man," answered Pearl, taking hold of her mother’s gown, and looking up, half earnestly, half mischievously, into her face.

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  • She flashed a mischievous grin and threw the water balloon.
  • The mischievous children spilled chocolate syrup all over the kitchen.

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