noun, plural dev·il·tries.
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Origin of deviltry
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She had looked so small and young; and who could know what deviltry lurked abroad that night?The Amazing Interlude|Mary Roberts Rinehart
Having permitted her to influence him so far, out of pure deviltry, he seemed determined to make her regret it.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson
He characterized both the meta or medicine dances and the wabeno dances by a term which may be translated deviltry.The Indian in his Wigwam|Henry R. Schoolcraft
She left shortly after you went, and she means some deviltry.Riders of the Silences|John Frederick
What of decency or what of deviltry lay behind the mask that Renwick had seen?The Secret Witness|George Gibbs