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mischievous
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

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Definition
playfully causing minor trouble; or describing the smile of someone doing so
  • Sometimes a mischievous child risked his skin and bones for the ineffable pleasure of driving a pin into Quasimodo's hump.
    1.4.6 — Vol 1 Bk 4 Chpt 6 — Unpopularity (47% in)
  • Accordingly, he assumed an extremely soft tone and began,— "My good brother, do you hate me to such a degree as to look savagely upon me because of a few mischievous cuffs and blows distributed in a fair war to a pack of lads and brats, ~quibusdam marmosetis~?
    2.7.4 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 4 — ANARKH (73% in)

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