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Mischief synonyms
mĭs'chĭf
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A wrong; harm:
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  1. A wrong; harm:
  2. Something that hurts; a pain, injury, or wound.
  3. Harm, wrong, or damage
A particular form of hurt, damage, or loss:
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  1. A particular form of hurt, damage, or loss:
  2. Physical harm or damage to a person, property, etc.
  3. Damage or harm done to or suffered by a person or thing:
A person, circumstance, or event that causes annoyance, distress, difficulty, etc.
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  1. A person, circumstance, or event that causes annoyance, distress, difficulty, etc.
  2. A state of distress, affliction, difficulty, or need:
  3. A condition of pain, disease, or malfunction:
Moral wrong; evil
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  1. Moral wrong; evil
  2. Immoral or unjust effects:
  3. Hurt; injury; damage
Appalling or atrocious condition, quality, or behavior; monstrousness.
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  1. Appalling or atrocious condition, quality, or behavior; monstrousness.
  2. An appalling or atrocious act, situation, or object, especially an act of unusual or illegal cruelty inflicted by an armed force on civilians or prisoners.
  3. Atrocious behavior or condition; brutality, cruelty, etc.
Something that reflects in an unfavorable way on one:
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  1. Something that reflects in an unfavorable way on one:
  2. Something that causes suffering; trouble:
  3. Evil, wrongdoing, or harm:
The culminating event of a drama, esp. of a tragedy, by which the plot is resolved; denouement
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  1. The culminating event of a drama, esp. of a tragedy, by which the plot is resolved; denouement
  2. A complete failure; a fiasco:
  3. (Geol.) A sudden, violent change, such as an earthquake
The state or condition of being troublesome.
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  1. The state or condition of being troublesome.
The state or quality of being impish; mischievousness.
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The state of being sportive
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A base or mischievous act.
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  1. A base or mischievous act.
  2. Rascals collectively; the rabble, the masses.
  3. Behavior or character typical of a rascal.
Unlawful, bad, or dishonest management, esp. by a governmental or military official; specif., malfeasance
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  1. Unlawful, bad, or dishonest management, esp. by a governmental or military official; specif., malfeasance
  2. Deliberate wrongdoing, especially by government or military officials.
  3. Dishonest or bad management, especially by persons entrusted or engaged to act on another's behalf.
(Geology) A fracture in the continuity of a rock formation caused by a shifting or dislodging of the earth's crust, in which adjacent surfaces are displaced relative to one another and parallel to the plane of fracture.
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  1. (Geology) A fracture in the continuity of a rock formation caused by a shifting or dislodging of the earth's crust, in which adjacent surfaces are displaced relative to one another and parallel to the plane of fracture.
  2. Something that mars the appearance, character, structure, etc.; defect or failing
  3. A mistake; an error:
A relative rise in sea level resulting in deposition of marine strata over terrestrial strata.
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  1. A relative rise in sea level resulting in deposition of marine strata over terrestrial strata.
  2. The act or an instance of transgressing; breach of a law, duty, etc.
  3. A relative rise in sea level resulting in deposition of marine strata over terrestrial strata. The sequence of sedimentary strata formed by transgressions and regressions provides information about the changes in sea level during a particular geologic time.
(Uncountable) Violation of standards of behavior.
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  1. (Uncountable) Violation of standards of behavior.
  2. (Countable) An instance of doing wrong.
  3. Any act or behavior that is wrong; the doing of wrong; transgression
An act of misdoing; a misdeed.
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  1. An act of misdoing; a misdeed.
The quality of being playful.
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(Uncountable) the state of being naughty
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  1. (Uncountable) the state of being naughty
  2. (Countable) a naughty act
Devilish behavior; mischief.
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  1. Devilish behavior; mischief.
  2. Devilish action or conduct; mischief.
The characteristic or quality of being frisky
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  1. The characteristic or quality of being frisky
Playful or mischievous tricks
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  1. Playful or mischievous tricks
  2. A deceitful confidence trick, or mischief causing discomfort or annoyance.
  3. Mischievous play, especially by children.
  1. Deviltry
  2. Black magic; witchcraft
  3. Evil or diabolic behavior; great wickedness or cruelty
Reckless mischief, fun, etc.
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  1. Reckless mischief, fun, etc.
  2. Extreme cruelty; wickedness.
  3. Devilry
Devilish conduct; deviltry.
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  1. Devilish conduct; deviltry.
  2. A dealing with devils, as by sorcery or witchcraft
  3. Deviltry; mischief
Playful, often noisy and rowdy activity, usually involving mischievous pranks.
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  1. Playful, often noisy and rowdy activity, usually involving mischievous pranks.
  2. Tricky and/or humorous behavior
  3. Lively pranks; boisterous fun
The state or quality of being impish; mischievousness.
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The characteristic of being mischievous; the tendency to make mischief.
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  1. The characteristic of being mischievous; the tendency to make mischief.
A base or mischievous act.
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  1. A base or mischievous act.
  2. A low, mean, or dishonest act
  3. Behavior or character typical of a rascal.
  1. Malicious or reckless behaviour
  2. Behavior characteristic of a rogue.
  3. Playful mischief
Something trivial or foolish; nonsense.
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  1. Something trivial or foolish; nonsense.
  2. (Cockney rhyming slang) jewellery.
  3. Foolish behavior; silliness; nonsense
(Theol. --- proper) The chief evil spirit, a supernatural being subordinate to, and the foe of, God, and the tempter of human beings; Satan: typically depicted as a man with horns, a tail, and cloven feet
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  1. (Theol. --- proper) The chief evil spirit, a supernatural being subordinate to, and the foe of, God, and the tempter of human beings; Satan: typically depicted as a man with horns, a tail, and cloven feet
  2. A person:
  3. (Old-fashioned) printer's devil
(Obs.) A shoot or graft
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  1. (Obs.) A shoot or graft
  2. A child; offspring
  3. A small demon.
One who plays tricks or pranks.
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  1. One who plays tricks or pranks.
One that is playfully mischievous.
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  1. One that is playfully mischievous.
  2. An unscrupulous, dishonest person; a scoundrel.
  3. A scoundrel; rogue; scamp
(Biol.) An individual varying markedly from the standard, esp. an inferior one
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  1. (Biol.) An individual varying markedly from the standard, esp. an inferior one
  2. An organism, especially a plant, that shows an undesirable variation from a standard.
  3. A rascal; scoundrel
A mischievous youngster.
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  1. A mischievous youngster.
  2. A mischievous person, especially a playful, impish youngster.
  3. A rogue; a rascal.
A mischievous person; a prankster.
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  1. A mischievous person; a prankster.
  2. Someone who cuts up; someone who acts boisterously or clownishly, for example, by playing practical jokes
  3. (Informal) A person who clowns, plays practical jokes, etc. to attract attention
Injury or harm to a person or thing, resulting in a loss in soundness or value
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  1. Injury or harm to a person or thing, resulting in a loss in soundness or value
  2. (Law) Money claimed by, or ordered paid to, a person to compensate for injury or loss caused by the wrong of the opposite party or parties
  3. (Informal) Cost; price:
Something that causes damage, harm, or loss:
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  1. Something that causes damage, harm, or loss:
  2. Anything that causes damage or injury
  3. Damage; injury; harm
Physical or psychological damage or injury:
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  1. Physical or psychological damage or injury:
  2. Immoral or unjust effects:
  3. Hurt; injury; damage
The act or an instance of hurting; pain, injury, or wound
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  1. The act or an instance of hurting; pain, injury, or wound
  2. Something that hurts; a pain, injury, or wound.
  3. Harm, wrong, or damage
Damage or harm done to or suffered by a person or thing:
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  1. Damage or harm done to or suffered by a person or thing:
  2. Physical harm or damage to a person, property, etc.
  3. A particular form of hurt, damage, or loss:
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