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Truly they were ahungered, but could never quite lose their waggishness.

Mr. Chalk laughed and shook his head as at a choice piece of waggishness.

I can't help loving that man, for all his drollery and waggishness.

His self-possession had quickly come back to him and his waggishness could not be repressed.

The manliness of this ought to have shamed Tom out of his waggishness, but he was not done with it yet.

His superiority was apparent, even to casual observers, notwithstanding his merriment and waggishness.

Keyes Richards overheard the question and his waggishness could not be repressed.

While his waggishness was generally irrepressible, he knew when good taste suggested that others do most of the talking.

Beethoven's waggishness was frequently vented on a young friend, Zmeskall, who was court secretary.

The following incident shows that at least on some occasions a keen spirit of waggishness entered strongly into her self-will.

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