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mischievous
used in War and Peace

4 uses
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Definition
playfully causing minor trouble; or describing the smile of someone doing so
  • It was obviously strange to her to think that this stern handsome man should be Andrusha—the slender mischievous boy who had been her playfellow in childhood.
    Book One — 1805 (94% in)
mischievous = tending toward playful misbehavior
  • Petya was a big handsome boy of thirteen, merry, witty, and mischievous, with a voice that was already breaking.
    Book Seven — 1810-11 (5% in)
  • Natasha suddenly said with a mischievous smile such as Princess Mary had not seen on her face for a long time, "he has somehow grown so clean, smooth, and fresh—as if he had just come out of a Russian bath; do you understand?
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (32% in)
  • And the same mischievous smile lingered for a long time on her face as if it had been forgotten there.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (32% in)

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