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She had looked so small and young; and who could know what deviltry lurked abroad that night?
THE AMAZING INTERLUDEMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
Having permitted her to influence him so far, out of pure deviltry, he seemed determined to make her regret it.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
He characterized both the meta or medicine dances and the wabeno dances by a term which may be translated deviltry.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
She left shortly after you went, and she means some deviltry.
What of decency or what of deviltry lay behind the mask that Renwick had seen?
THE SECRET WITNESSGEORGE GIBBS
To that remorseless creature, Steve Gillis, this was a golden opportunity for deviltry of a kind that delighted his soul.
She did not like the taste at all at first, but the wild and daring deviltry of the practice sustained her, and she persevered.
THE SECRET GLORYARTHUR MACHEN
"Such cunning is not without its deviltry," exclaimed Hawkeye, when he met the disappointed looks of his assistants.
THE LAST OF THE MOHICANSJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
Andy had one good point: he never lied except in an irresponsible mood of pure deviltry.
THE HAPPY FAMILYBERTHA MUZZY BOWER
He looked capable of almost any deviltry, but Andy did not give much time to speculating upon what he would try to do.
THE HAPPY FAMILYBERTHA MUZZY BOWER

WORDS RELATED TO DEVILTRY

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