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The character went on to appear in 17 novels and 39 novellas in narratives that detailed a wide range of adventures and mischief.
WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT THE LITERARY ORIGINS OF NETFLIX’S BUZZY CRIME DRAMA LUPINANNABEL GUTTERMANJUNE 11, 2021TIME
They steep mischief and self-assertion — both sexual and cultural — in solutions of tender pathos.
DAWOUD BEY, JASPER JOHNS AND ‘AUTOMANIA’ ARE AMONG THE MANY COMPELLING REASONS TO VISIT MUSEUMS THIS SUMMERSEBASTIAN SMEEJUNE 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
While Kari and Carel sounds like a ’70s sitcom about roommates who work at a chocolate factory and the mischief they get into, it’s actually the first step in understanding where “curry” comes from.
THE VIOLENT RISE OF CURRYSHAAN MERCHANTMARCH 26, 2021OZY
If there was a side of a power conference bracket designed for bid-thieving mischief entering the week, it was the top half of the Big East tournament because of top-seeded Villanova’s short-handedness.
NCAA TOURNAMENT BRACKETOLOGY: POTENTIAL BID SNATCHERS TO WATCH ON FRIDAYPATRICK STEVENSMARCH 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
You’ll walk away with a deeper understanding of both the science itself and how science gets done — including plenty of mischief.
THE FIERCE SCIENTIFIC RIVALRY OVER A POWERFUL GENE-EDITING TECHNOLOGYSAM KEANMARCH 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I don’t care how good a kid you are, if you have so much time on your hands, you’re going to find mischief.
THE LOST YEAR: WHAT THE PANDEMIC COST TEENAGERSBY ALEC MACGILLIS, PHOTOGRAPHY BY CELESTE SLOMANMARCH 8, 2021PROPUBLICA
Her album is titled “Nightmare Vacation” and it’s mischief music all the way, with the Prince George’s County native rhyming in saccharine shouts and rainbow snarls.
RICO NASTY WILL SHOW YOU WHAT MISCHIEF SOUNDS LIKECHRIS RICHARDSDECEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
A beautiful creature unfolded itself and emerged like a cartoon caricature of mischief and intelligence.
HOW TO HUNT FOR STAR-NOSED MOLES (AND THEIR HOLES)KENNETH CATANIASEPTEMBER 15, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
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
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
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WORDS RELATED TO MISCHIEF

  • acting up
  • fault
  • horseplay
  • immorality
  • impropriety
  • incivility
  • indiscipline
  • insubordination
  • mischief
  • misconduct
  • misdeed
  • misdemeanor
  • monkey business
  • naughtiness
  • rudeness
  • shenanigans
  • transgression
  • wrongdoing
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