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mischievous
used in Northanger Abbey

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Definition
playfully causing minor trouble; or describing the smile of someone doing so
  • You really have done your hair in a more heavenly style than ever; you mischievous creature, do you want to attract everybody?
    Chapter 10 (4% in)
  • But Mrs. Morland knew so little of lords and baronets, that she entertained no notion of their general mischievousness, and was wholly unsuspicious of danger to her daughter from their machinations.
    Chapter 2 (12% in)

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