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mischievous
used in Wuthering Heights

3 uses
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Definition
naughtily or annoyingly playful

or:

tending to create mischief (minor harm — especially from bad behavior)
  • I was sweeping the hearth, and I noticed a mischievous smile on her lips.
    Chapter 10 (83% in)
mischievous = naughtily playful
  • He took to Heathcliff strangely, believing all he said (for that matter, he said precious little, and generally the truth), and petting him up far above Cathy, who was too mischievous and wayward for a favourite.
    Chapter 4 (73% in)
  • I had seen it follow its mistress up-stairs when she went to bed; and wondered much how it could have got out there, and what mischievous person had treated it so.
    Chapter 12 (71% in)

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