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synonyms for waggery

  • catastrophe
  • evil
  • misconduct
  • playfulness
  • prank
  • sabotage
  • vandalism
  • wrongdoing
  • atrocity
  • devilment
  • devilry
  • fault
  • friskiness
  • frolicsomeness
  • gag
  • harm
  • hurt
  • ill
  • impishness
  • injury
  • misbehavior
  • mischievousness
  • misfortune
  • naughtiness
  • outrage
  • rascality
  • roguery
  • roguishness
  • shenanigans
  • sportiveness
  • transgression
  • waggishness
  • wrong
  • dirty trick
  • funny business
  • high jinks
  • misdoing
  • monkey business
  • waywardness
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antonyms for waggery

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  • advantage
  • aid
  • behavior
  • benefit
  • blessing
  • good
  • happiness
  • help
  • kindness
  • obedience
  • right
  • seriousness
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      How to use waggery in a sentence

      Yet a moment's consideration convinced me, that his behaviour either proceeded from waggery or mistake.
      DISCIPLINEMARY BRUNTON
      His self-esteem was hurt at the child not relishing his waggery.
      A BOOK OF GHOSTSSABINE BARING-GOULD
      Manytongues had a good deal of frontier waggery about him, and, by this time he began to comprehend how the land lay.
      THE CHAINBEARERJ. FENIMORE COOPER
      His turn for waggery was sometimes vented upon grave and serious men.
      THEIR MAJESTIES AS I KNEW THEMXAVIER PAOLI
      The waggery on the part of Avila was the more wicked, because the victim had translated his Commentaries into Latin for him.
      THE INTERNATIONAL MONTHLY, VOLUME 3, NO. 3, JUNE, 1851VARIOUS
      A curious instance of waggery anent this matter of length will be found in the register of St. Helen, Bishopgate.
      CURIOSITIES OF PURITAN NOMENCLATURECHARLES W. BARDSLEY
      This was the method of the age which, in the abysmal profound of waggery, engendered that portentous birth, the comic paper.
      STYLEWALTER RALEIGH
      Happy was the wild boy, now roaming free about the world, where his feats of waggery never failed to secure him a good reception.
      WILHELM MEISTER'S APPRENTICESHIP AND TRAVELS, VOL. I (OF 2)JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
      Doubtless there was a little waggery at the bottom of this proposition; but there was also something of a graver feeling.
      THE ENTAILJOHN GALT
      In his many rles one trait has obstinately remained, the trait of irresistible waggery.
      ICONOCLASTSJAMES HUNEKER
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      WORDS RELATED TO WAGGERY

      • buffoonery
      • facetiousness
      • foolishness
      • jest
      • pleasantry
      • raillery
      • waggery
      • whimsicality
      • whimsy
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