Thesaurus / archness

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Archness became this lady of the sunny hair, tip-tilted nose, and complexion that outvied the apple-blossoms.

Mistress WildingRafael Sabatini

There was something half painful in their jocund gayety and archness.

Sally May was a delicious Mrs. Bennet—her archness, her querulousness, and above all her talkativeness.

Judy of York HillEthel Hume Patterson Bennett

My cousin caught all the archness full in the face, and for four seconds he stared at Mrs. Bunting in amazement.

The Sea LadyHerbert George Wells

The word is used colloquially for archness, as well as for notoriously bad characters.

The Sailor's Word-BookWilliam Henry Smyth

Her whole bearing was an inimitable blending of shyness and archness, tempered by almost reverential respect.

Between WhilesHelen Hunt Jackson

Archness reigned, especially between the hostess and the caller.

Hilda LesswaysArnold Bennett

We realized all the mingled coquetry and feeling and defiance and archness in Betty Sherman's daring speech.

The Story GirlLucy Maud Montgomery

Her archness was not bold nor unwomanly, and her vivacity was well within the bounds of refinement and good taste.

Famous Prima DonnasLewis Clinton Strang

Molly did not even play at archness with him now; she looked timid.

The House of FulfilmentGeorge Madden Martin

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