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mischief

noun

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1 playful, reckless behavior that is not intended to cause serious harm
  • the children claimed that setting off a firecracker was harmless mischief, but they got a lecture anyway

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3 an appealingly mischievous person
  • he's a little mischief who means no harm

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The first known use of mischief was in the 14th century

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“Mischief.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mischief. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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