Thesaurus / mischievous

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She’s insistent that her appetite for cities is greater than that for the countryside that surrounds her when she’s home in Wales, but we nevertheless catch her indulging in glimpses of nature being mischievous or gratified.
Almost instantaneously, our Ishmael proves herself to be aggressively funny, ruthlessly pithy, low-key poetic and high-def mischievous — all within the space of seven seconds and 14 words.
He dressed sharply, in what I now know to be a preppy style, but most of what one noticed about him were his sparkly, mischievous, and yet kind eyes.
FIVE SCIENTISTS ON THE HEROES WHO CHANGED THEIR LIVES - ISSUE 93: FORERUNNERSALAN LIGHTMAN, HOPE JAHREN, ROBERT SAPOLSKY,DECEMBER 2, 2020NAUTILUS
I have other work to do than to run about after a mischievous laddie all the morning.
THE SCOTTISH FAIRY BOOKELIZABETH W. GRIERSON
An instance of mischievous credulity, occasioned by consulting this impostor, once fell under the re-130-view of the Author.
And then you went and pinched the farm maids in their beds, and made them dream of their lovers, mischievous young toads!
FURZE THE CRUELJOHN TREVENA
When they had all gone back to their ruined work he came down and went on his mischievous way.
For love is held by a certainty of obligation, which because men are mischievous, is broken upon any occasion of their own profit.
MACHIAVELLI, VOLUME INICCOL MACHIAVELLI
It was estimated that 50,000 children died every year in consequence of the mischievous character of the school rooms.
Applied in any other way it becomes a mere formula, and like all formulas a potential source of mischievous confusion.
THEODORE ROOSEVELTTHEODORE ROOSEVELT

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