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synonyms for mischief maker

  • ringleader
  • agitator
  • firebrand
  • hellion
  • incendiary
  • inciter
  • knave
  • meddler
  • mischief-maker
  • nuisance
  • provocateur
  • punk
  • rabble-rouser
  • agent provocateur
  • inflamer
  • sparkplug
  • wise guy
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How to use mischief maker in a sentence

That woman meant mischief, or she would never have dared to suggest that a British officer should throw in his lot with hers.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The glorious sun was strong in his might, and, like his Maker, warmed the northern world into exuberant life.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
Lucy Warrender, ever ready for mischief, feigned an intense interest in racing matters, but failed to draw Lord Hetton.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Its vitals were going—were gone, before the smallest indications of mischief appeared upon the surface.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
It would not be fair to omit the name of the first mould-maker who made the tumbler-mould in question.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
It is now about three centuries since there flourished at Cremona its first great violin maker.
VIOLINS AND VIOLIN MAKERSJOSEPH PEARCE
Oats, Captain Trevithick's head boiler-maker, was constructing the boilers; Woolf came into the yard, and examined them.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
In other respects Steiner at this period was a most careful maker, and his instruments show very fine finish and workmanship.
VIOLINS AND VIOLIN MAKERSJOSEPH PEARCE
The cock springs out of its seat when water gets into the cylinder, and prevents any mischief from the velocity of the fly-wheel.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
Suppose a person presents a check and the maker's deposit is not enough to pay the full amount, what can be done?
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
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