mischief

[ mis-chif ]SEE DEFINITION OF mischief

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She was smiling now, and he caught a gleam of mischief in her eyes.

You are like two kittens, and might be in mischief or danger before you knew.

And yet is talk a less evil than the mischief of mere experimenters.

She had thought of sending a telegram, but saw that that might do mischief.

That scoundrel Corney has been about some mischief—damn him!

That is romantic imagination; and the mischief it does is incalculable.

It looks as if the Prince were ripe for worse than mischief.

"I'll have to think that over," she said, with a glint of mischief in her eyes.

Something in her eyes roused the devil of mischief that always slumbered in him.

Then I knew why Opata smelled of mischief when he had caught snakes in the lagoon.

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