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mischievous
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The Awakening
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  • He walked between them, whether with malicious or mischievous intent was not wholly clear, even to himself.
  • He told some amusing plantation experiences, recollections of old Iberville and his youth, when he hunted ’possum in company with some friendly darky; thrashed the pecan trees, shot the grosbec, and roamed the woods and fields in mischievous idleness.
  • When Madame Lebrun complained that it was so dull coming back to the city; that she saw so few people now; that even Victor, when he came up from the island for a day or two, had so much to occupy him and engage his time; then it was that the youth went into contortions on the lounge and winked mischievously at Edna.

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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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