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He drew himself up, twisted his moustache, and met her eyes—they were rather sad and tired—with the roguish mockery of his own.
He held the pin delicately between finger and thumb, and controlled her with his roguish eyes.
She was a laughing, curly-haired girl with dancing black eyes and an altogether roguish look.
Among other discourse encouraging him to pursue his love to Mrs. Lane, while God knows I had a roguish meaning in it.
Bagg, however, saw at once that he had a roguish air, and he was on his guard in a moment.
LAVENGROGEORGE BORROW
"For thinking she can act when she can't," said the roguish Biddy.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
Then Miss Snow came out and whispered to her father, and gave a roguish glance at Jim.
SEVENOAKSJ. G. HOLLAND
The girl gave him her hand with a mocking, roguish expression that quite confused him.
THE FOURTH ESTATE, VOL.1ARMANDO PALACIO VALDS
When I die, my last glance will be at them; at those roguish urchins among whom my life has been passed.
CUORE (HEART)EDMONDO DE AMICIS
And then his smooth-shaven face became creased in a roguish smile which I had often seen upon it.
RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL

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zeugmanoun | [zoog-muh ]SEE DEFINITION
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