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mischievous
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  • But is there dandyism in the brilliant and distinguished circle notwithstanding, dandyism of a more mischievous sort, that has got below the surface and is doing less harmless things than jacktowelling itself and stopping its own digestion, to which no rational person need particularly object?
  • "So that it is even more mischievous," said my guardian once to me, "to remonstrate with the poor dear fellow than to leave him alone."
  • I saw too, and had experienced in this very interview, the sense of my guardian’s remark that it was even more mischievous to use persuasion with him than to leave him as he was.

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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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