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mischievous
used in The Adventures of Augie March

3 uses
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Definition
playfully causing minor trouble; or describing the smile of someone doing so
  • And mischievous, full of the devil she looks.
    Chapter 8 (62% in)
  • It never occurred to us that she sinned mischievously herself against that convulsed speak-no-evil who hugged his lips with his hands; but no criticism of her came near our minds at any time, much less when the resonance of a great principle filled the whole kitchen.
    Chapter 1 (61% in)
  • I gave a double-take at her water-sparkling eyes and freezing, wavering, mascara-lined, goblin, earnest and disciplinarian, membranous, and yet gorgeous face, with its fairy soot of pink and that red snare of her mouth; yet feminine; yet mischievous; yet still hopefully and obstinately seductive.
    Chapter 26 (96% in)

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