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pronunciation note for mischievous
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Example sentences from the Web for mischievous
To keep himself loose and pliable and imbued with the mischievousness that nourished him, Paul often resorted to practical jokes.
He was always sending impossible offerings to the magazines; innocently enough sometimes, but often out of pure mischievousness.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine
A very large proportion of the acts of mischievousness and wrong which boys commit arise from this cause.Rollo in Scotland|Jacob Abbott
The bandit seemed to her a decent man, a poor fellow whose mischievousness was exaggerated by popular fancy.The Blood of the Arena|Vicente Blasco Ibez
The falsity of the first two of these claims and the mischievousness of the last are self-evident.
She laid her finger tips upon his arm in proprietory fashion while a sly malice shone through the mischievousness of her smile.The Fighting Shepherdess |Caroline Lockhart