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"They're just about sure to run off the stock, or be up to some other devilment," he said.

That's Tim himself, that's been doing all the devilment about here.

My dear Ned, I'm no prude, but there's always some devilment in the blood in these cases.

Surely you do not suspect her of having a hand in the devilment?

Now I reckoned you had kep' him in for some devilment of his'n, or lessons.

There I would sit and tell you of my escapades—my days and nights of devilment.

"They be up to some devilment, ye may lay to that," said Tom Bent.

I think there was a good deal of devilment in the things she did.

But nearly every religion has accounted for all the devilment in this world by the crime of woman.

What is the special form that Tony's devilment has taken, may I ask?

WORD ORIGIN

1771; see devil + -ment.

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