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View synonyms for devilment

devilment

[ dev-uhl-muhnt ]

noun

  1. devilish action or conduct; deviltry.


devilment

/ ˈdɛvəlmənt /

noun

  1. devilish or mischievous conduct


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Word History and Origins

Origin of devilment1

First recorded in 1765–75; devil + -ment

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Example Sentences

The bad part is that people like this are being used in the larger hyper-partisan devilment.

But according to another legend he was a mere mortal, who had in life bitter experience of the devilment of his peculiar deity.

He said that I was learnin' 'em nobody knowed whut devilment.

"Pretty much what he always was doing,—mischief and devilment," said the Knight, half angrily.

"I know things is wrong on Trigger,—I am afeared Todd is at his devilment again," he said.

What devilment was the reef hatching now, that its claws should relax their clutch on the pillar and its icy spray be withheld?

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