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antic

adjective

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antic

noun

Synonyms of antic (Entry 2 of 2)

a playful or mischievous act intended as a joke
  • we'll have no more of your antics, so just settle down

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“Antic.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/antic. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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