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hell-raising

adjective

Definition of hell-raising

  1. :  behaving badly or causing trouble for others <a group of hell-raising teenagers>




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hell-raising

noun

Definition of hell-raising

  1. :  behaving badly or causing trouble for others <He did a lot of hell-raising when he was younger.>




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