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devilment

[ dev-uhl-muhnt ]
/ ˈdɛv əl mənt /
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noun
devilish action or conduct; deviltry.
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Origin of devilment

First recorded in 1765–75; devil + -ment
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British Dictionary definitions for devilment

devilment
/ (ˈdɛvəlmənt) /

noun
devilish or mischievous conduct
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