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synonyms for devilment

  • deviltry
  • mischief-making
  • mischievousness
  • naughtiness
  • prankishness
  • rascality
  • roguery
  • roguishness
  • shenanigans
  • trouble
  • wickedness
  • devilishment
  • diablerie
  • high jinks
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How to use devilment in a sentence

But according to another legend he was a mere mortal, who had in life bitter experience of the devilment of his peculiar deity.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
He said that I was learnin' 'em nobody knowed whut devilment.
FROM PLACE TO PLACEIRVIN S. COBB
"Pretty much what he always was doing,—mischief and devilment," said the Knight, half angrily.
THE KNIGHT OF GWYNNE, VOL. I (OF II)CHARLES JAMES LEVER
"I know things is wrong on Trigger,—I am afeared Todd is at his devilment again," he said.
MOTHERING ON PERILOUSLUCY S. FURMAN
What devilment was the reef hatching now, that its claws should relax their clutch on the pillar and its icy spray be withheld?
THE PILLAR OF LIGHTLOUIS TRACY
The “no” was devilment pure and simple, and gave Mrs Fotheringham what is technically described as a “sensation.”
LADY CASSANDRAMRS GEORGE DE HORNE VAIZEY
The relation of women to such devilment becomes more instructive when it has to be discovered through woman witnesses.
CRIMINAL PSYCHOLOGYHANS GROSS
All three were flushed and mad, ripe for any devilment, when the thought of the woman crossed the pirate's evil mind.
THE DEALINGS OF CAPTAIN SHARKEYA. CONAN DOYLE
There was an audacity about his old flame, a spirit and devilment, which appealed to his sporting instincts.
A DUETARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
If one escaped with knowledge of the facts, the devilment must end.
CARETTE OF SARKJOHN OXENHAM
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DEVILMENT

  • devilishment
  • devilment
  • deviltry
  • diablerie
  • high jinks
  • mischief-making
  • mischievousness
  • naughtiness
  • prankishness
  • rascality
  • roguery
  • roguishness
  • shenanigans
  • trouble
  • wickedness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.