Thesaurus / mischief
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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
Its vitals were going—were gone, before the smallest indications of mischief appeared upon the surface.
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
Shall the throne of iniquity have fellowship with thee, which frameth mischief by a law?
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
But, Harry, if you let yourself be drawn into mischief here for want of Norman, what would you do at sea?
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
Suddenly Billy Towler—while engaged, no doubt, in some refined piece of mischief—slipped and fell backwards with a loud cry.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
He is even more full of mischief than Brownie and loves to run after all the other animals in the barnyard.
SEVEN O'CLOCK STORIESROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
WORDS RELATED TO MISCHIEF
- clowning around
- high jinks
- horse feathers
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