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An unprincipled, deceitful, and unreliable person; a scoundrel or rascal.
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  1. An unprincipled, deceitful, and unreliable person; a scoundrel or rascal.
  2. (Biol.) An individual varying markedly from the standard, esp. an inferior one
  3. An organism, especially a plant, that shows an undesirable variation from a standard.
A villain; a rogue.
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  1. A villain; a rogue.
  2. A mean, immoral, or wicked person; rascal
A long-handled implement with a row of projecting teeth at its head, used especially to gather leaves or to loosen or smooth earth.
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  1. A long-handled implement with a row of projecting teeth at its head, used especially to gather leaves or to loosen or smooth earth.
  2. Any of various long-handled tools with teeth or prongs at one end, used for gathering loose grass, hay, leaves, etc., or for smoothing broken ground
  3. A usually well-to-do man who is dissolute or promiscuous.
(Archaic) A serving boy or male servant
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  1. (Archaic) A serving boy or male servant
  2. A dishonest, deceitful person; tricky rascal; rogue
  3. A man of humble birth or status
A wicked or unprincipled character in a novel, play, etc., specif. the chief such character opposed to the protagonist
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  1. A wicked or unprincipled character in a novel, play, etc., specif. the chief such character opposed to the protagonist
  2. A dramatic or fictional character who is typically at odds with the hero.
  3. Something said to be the cause of particular trouble or an evil:
A person who deceives or who is not what he or she pretends to be; impostor; cheat
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  1. A person who deceives or who is not what he or she pretends to be; impostor; cheat
  2. (--- Law) Intentional deception to cause a person to give up property or some lawful right
  3. Something said or done to deceive; trick; artifice
A rascal, swindler, or rogue; a ne'er-do-well.
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  1. A rascal, swindler, or rogue; a ne'er-do-well.
  2. A mischievous youngster.
  3. A mischievous person, especially a playful, impish youngster.
A person:
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  1. A person:
  2. (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
  3. An outstanding example, especially of something difficult or bad:
(Obs.) A shoot or graft
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  1. (Obs.) A shoot or graft
  2. A small demon.
  3. A child; offspring
A person given to hypocrisy.
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  1. A person given to hypocrisy.
  2. A person who pretends to be what he or she is not; specif., one who pretends to be pious, virtuous, etc. without really being so
One who double deals. A cheat or crook.
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  1. One who double deals. A cheat or crook.
An act of sneaking
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  1. An act of sneaking
  2. An instance of sneaking; a quiet, stealthy movement.
  3. A person regarded as stealthy, cowardly, or underhanded.
An unethical, unscrupulous practitioner, especially of law.
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  1. An unethical, unscrupulous practitioner, especially of law.
  2. (Slang) A person, esp. a lawyer, who uses unethical or tricky methods; pettifogger
Computer-aided design
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  1. Computer-aided design
  2. A man or boy whose behavior is not gentlemanly
One that swindles or plays tricks.
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  1. One that swindles or plays tricks.
  2. A person who tricks; cheat
  3. A mischievous or roguish figure in myth or folklore, often an animal, who typically makes up for physical weakness with cunning and subversive humor.
A malicious trickster; a fake person, especially one who deceives for personal profit.
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  1. A malicious trickster; a fake person, especially one who deceives for personal profit.
  2. A person who makes elaborate, fraudulent, and often voluble claims to skill or knowledge; a quack or fraud.
A person who swindles; cheat
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  1. A person who swindles; cheat
(Slang) Someone who works in market stalls.
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  1. (Slang) Someone who works in market stalls.
  2. The original tree from which a scion has been taken for grafting upon another tree.
  3. One who inserts scions on other stocks, or propagates fruit by ingrafting.
(Informal) A professional cheater at cards
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  1. (Informal) A professional cheater at cards
A code entered into a video game by a player, which allows advancement, as to a higher level, more easily
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  1. A code entered into a video game by a player, which allows advancement, as to a higher level, more easily
  2. One who cheats; a swindler.
  3. A person who defrauds, deceives, or tricks others; swindler
A sheep with black fleece.
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  1. A sheep with black fleece.
  2. A member of a family or group who is regarded as not so respectable or successful as the rest
  3. One who is considered disreputable or disgraceful by his or her relatives or associates.
A thug or gangster.
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  1. A thug or gangster.
  2. A brutal, violent, lawless person; tough or hoodlum
(Informal) A tough person; thug
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  1. (Informal) A tough person; thug
A person whose behavior is rough, quarrelsome, and disorderly; hoodlum
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  1. A person whose behavior is rough, quarrelsome, and disorderly; hoodlum
A hired ruffian; a thug.
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  1. A hired ruffian; a thug.
  2. A person who hurts, frightens, or tyrannizes over those who are smaller or weaker
  3. A person who is habitually cruel or overbearing, especially to smaller or weaker people.
(Informal) A reprobate; a rascal.
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  1. (Informal) A reprobate; a rascal.
  2. A Southern white who supported the Republicans during the Reconstruction
  3. A white Southerner working for or supporting the federal government during Reconstruction.
  1. One who sells dubious medicines.
  2. A hawker of quack medicines who attracts customers with stories, jokes, or tricks.
  3. (Historical) A person who mounted a bench, or platform, in a public place and sold quack medicines, usually attracting an audience by tricks, stories, etc.
A person who tells lies
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  1. A person who tells lies
  2. One that tells lies.
Scoundrel; villain
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  1. Scoundrel; villain
  2. (Historical) The lowest servants of a large household, in charge of pots and pans
  3. A person who uses abusive language
(Archaic) An exile.
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  1. (Archaic) An exile.
  2. A person regarded as base, mean, or despicable:
  3. A miserable or unhappy person; person in deep distress or misfortune
Any person who pretends to have knowledge or skill in a particular field; charlatan
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  1. Any person who pretends to have knowledge or skill in a particular field; charlatan
  2. The sound made by a duck, or any sound like it
  3. A fraudulent healer or incompetent professional, especially a doctor of medicine; an impostor who claims to have qualifications to practice medicine.
A person who travels about on foot, esp. one doing odd jobs or begging for a living; hobo; vagrant
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  1. A person who travels about on foot, esp. one doing odd jobs or begging for a living; hobo; vagrant
  2. A ship, esp. a small steamship, that has no regular schedule, arranging for cargo, occasional passengers, and ports of call as it goes along
  3. The sound produced by heavy walking or marching.
A person who begs, or asks for charity, esp. one who lives by begging; mendicant
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  1. A person who begs, or asks for charity, esp. one who lives by begging; mendicant
  2. A person who is very poor; pauper
  3. (Informal) A man or a boy.
A vagrant, hobo, tramp, or beggar; specif., a shabby, often drunken derelict
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  1. A vagrant, hobo, tramp, or beggar; specif., a shabby, often drunken derelict
  2. A lazy or shiftless person, especially one who seeks to live solely by the support of others.
  3. A devotee, as of golf or skiing, who devotes so much time to the sport as to disrupt family life, career, etc.
A mechanical device such as a pulley or wheel that does not transmit power, but supports a moving belt etc.
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  1. A mechanical device such as a pulley or wheel that does not transmit power, but supports a moving belt etc.
  2. A gear placed between two others to transfer motion from one to the other without changing their direction or speed
  3. A person who wastes time and does no work; lazy person
An idler or a loafer.
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  1. An idler or a loafer.
  2. A person who wastes; esp., a spendthrift
  3. (Dated) One who is profligate, who wastes time or resources extravagantly.
One who is given to wasteful luxury or extravagance.
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  1. One who is given to wasteful luxury or extravagance.
  2. A person who wastes his means; spendthrift
Any rowdy or violent person
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  1. Any rowdy or violent person
  2. A hoodlum, esp. a young one
  3. A tough and aggressive or violent youth.
A person who is up to no good; a rogue.
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  1. A person who is up to no good; a rogue.
  2. A person without a means of support; an idle, worthless person; a loafer; a person who is ineffectual, unsuccessful, or completely lacking in merit; a good-for-nothing.
A graceless, unprincipled fellow; scamp; rogue; rascal
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  1. A graceless, unprincipled fellow; scamp; rogue; rascal
  2. A scoundrel; a rascal.
  3. A wild and reckless person (especially a boy); a scoundrel.
(Archaic) An unbeliever or heretic
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  1. (Archaic) An unbeliever or heretic
  2. An evil person; criminal; villain
  3. One who has behaved badly, or illegally.
One who is predestined to damnation.
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  1. One who is predestined to damnation.
  2. (Theol.) A person damned; lost soul
Person who commits a misdeed, offender
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An individual previously convicted of a felony. An individual previously convicted of a felony.
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  1. An individual previously convicted of a felony. An individual previously convicted of a felony.
  2. (Law) One who has committed a felony.
  3. (Law) A person guilty of a major crime; criminal
A scamp.
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  1. A scamp.
  2. A person who sins; wrongdoer
  3. One who sins or does wrong; a transgressor.
A delinquent person; esp., a juvenile delinquent
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  1. A delinquent person; esp., a juvenile delinquent
  2. A person who neglects or fails to do what law or duty requires.
  3. One who disobeys or breaks rules or laws.
A dissolute, debauched man; rake
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  1. A dissolute, debauched man; rake
A coward; craven
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  1. A coward; craven
  2. (Archaic) A coward.
  3. Somebody who is recreant. A person who yields in combat, or is cowardly and faint-hearted.
A wrongdoer or evildoer.
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  1. A wrongdoer or evildoer.
  2. An evildoer or criminal
  3. One who has committed a crime; a criminal.
A profligate person
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A moccasinlike shoe for informal wear
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  1. A moccasinlike shoe for informal wear
  2. A person who loafs; lounger; idler
  3. One who is habitually idle:
A fugitive from the law; outlaw
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  1. A fugitive from the law; outlaw
  2. A person who abandons a party, movement, etc. and goes over to the other side; traitor; turncoat
  3. One who rejects a religion, cause, allegiance, or group for another; a deserter.
A person who loafs on beaches or wharves, typically on a South Sea island, living on what he or she can beg or find
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  1. A person who loafs on beaches or wharves, typically on a South Sea island, living on what he or she can beg or find
  2. One who scavenges along beaches or in wharf areas.
  3. A person who spends time on a beach looking for lost or discarded items, natural specimens, etc. that are useful or interesting
A beggar.
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  1. A beggar.
  2. A member of a mendicant order.
  3. A beggar; person who begs for alms
(Obs.) An elf
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  1. (Obs.) An elf
  2. A playful or mischievous youngster; a scamp.
  3. A child who is poor, ragged, etc. and, often, mischievous or undisciplined
A girl with a roguish, saucy charm
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  1. A girl with a roguish, saucy charm
  2. A neglected child left to roam the streets; street urchin
  3. An often homeless boy who roams about the streets; an urchin.
One who engages in deception under an assumed name or identity.
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  1. One who engages in deception under an assumed name or identity.
  2. Someone who attempts to deceive by using an assumed name or identity.
  3. A person who pretends to be someone or something that he or she is not, as to deceive or cheat others
Someone who takes advantage of any opportunity to advance his own situation, placing expediency above principle.
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  1. Someone who takes advantage of any opportunity to advance his own situation, placing expediency above principle.
  2. One who takes advantage of any opportunity to achieve an end, often with no regard for principles or consequences.
An animal occurring beyond its normal range; an accidental.
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  1. An animal occurring beyond its normal range; an accidental.
  2. One who wanders from place to place without a permanent home or a means of livelihood.
  3. (Law) A tramp, beggar, prostitute, or similar idle or disorderly person whose way of living makes him or her liable to arrest and detention
A claimant to an abolished or already occupied throne.
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  1. A claimant to an abolished or already occupied throne.
  2. One who sets forth a claim, especially a claimant to a throne.
  3. A person who professes beliefs and opinions that they do not hold.
One who plays at a game of chance, who gambles.
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  1. One who plays at a game of chance, who gambles.
A person who causes mischief; esp., one who creates trouble by gossiping
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  1. A person who causes mischief; esp., one who creates trouble by gossiping
(Dated) a swindler; a cheat; a professional gambler who makes his living by cheating.
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  1. (Dated) a swindler; a cheat; a professional gambler who makes his living by cheating.
  2. One that deals dishonestly with others, especially a cheating gambler.
  3. A person, esp. a gambler, who is dishonest in dealing with others; cheat; swindler
Any of various arthropods that suck blood or juice from other animals or plants
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  1. Any of various arthropods that suck blood or juice from other animals or plants
  2. (Informal) A person regarded as mean, contemptible, etc.
  3. Any of numerous small, flat-bodied, wingless biting or sucking insects of the order Phthiraptera, which live as external parasites on birds and mammals, including humans. The lice are sometimes classified together with the psocids in the order Psocodea.
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  1. A member of a hybrid skinhead and punk subculture.
  2. (Informal) A despicable, offensive person
  3. Any of several bushy-tailed carnivores (family Mustelidae) of the New World, about the size of a house cat: it has glossy black fur, usually with white stripes or spots down the back, and ejects a foul-smelling, musky liquid when disturbed or frightened
Something that is of irregular, inferior, or dubious origin.
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  1. Something that is of irregular, inferior, or dubious origin.
  2. Same as illegitimate child. See child.
  3. (Slang) A person regarded with contempt, hatred, pity, resentment, etc. or, sometimes, with playful affection
A hired strikebreaker.
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  1. A hired strikebreaker.
  2. A person regarded as contemptible, obnoxious, etc.
  3. (Chiefly US, slang) Someone who betrays a trust.
Any of various long-tailed rodents resembling mice but larger, especially one of the genus Rattus.
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  1. Any of various long-tailed rodents resembling mice but larger, especially one of the genus Rattus.
  2. A small pad formerly used in certain styles of women's coiffures to make the hair look thicker
  3. (Slang) A person who frequently passes time at a particular place. Often used in combination:
(Slang) A mean or dishonest person
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  1. (Slang) A mean or dishonest person
  2. (Idiomatic) Someone whose behaviour is reprehensible or irresponsible; a rogue
Alternative spelling of conman.
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  1. Alternative spelling of conman.
  2. (Informal) confidence man
Alternative spelling of con artist.
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  1. Alternative spelling of con artist.
  2. A person who defrauds or swindles others after first gaining their trust; a scam operator.
  3. (Informal) confidence man
A useless or worthless person
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  1. A useless or worthless person
  2. A person of little worth or usefulness.
A destructive computer program that copies itself over and over until it fills all of the storage space on a computer's hard drive or on a network.
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  1. A destructive computer program that copies itself over and over until it fills all of the storage space on a computer's hard drive or on a network.
  2. Any of various invertebrates, especially an annelid, flatworm, nematode, or nemertean, having a long, flexible, rounded or flattened body, often without obvious appendages.
  3. Something, such as the thread of a screw or the spiral condenser in a still, that resembles a worm in form or appearance.
A person who two-times another.
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(Informal) A spy or informer, esp. for the police
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  1. (Informal) A spy or informer, esp. for the police
  2. A pigeon used as a decoy.
  3. (Slang) A person acting as a decoy or as an informer, especially one who is a spy for the police.
A person who is not what he or she pretends to be; one who deceives, dissembles, is insincere, etc.; fraud
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  1. A person who is not what he or she pretends to be; one who deceives, dissembles, is insincere, etc.; fraud
  2. A person who professes beliefs or opinions that they do not hold.
  3. A person who assumes an identity or quality other than their own.
A kind of burnisher for leather.
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  1. A kind of burnisher for leather.
  2. (Informal) A person with stylish clothing and manners.
  3. A long water-repellant coat usually made of oilskin.
A person:
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  1. A person:
  2. (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
  3. (Old-fashioned) printer's devil
(Obs.) A shoot or graft
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  1. (Obs.) A shoot or graft
  2. A small demon.
  3. A mischievous child.
The inclination or tendency to play pranks or get into trouble:
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  1. The inclination or tendency to play pranks or get into trouble:
  2. Action or conduct that causes damage or trouble
  3. Damage, destruction, or injury caused by a specific person or thing:
One who plays tricks or pranks.
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  1. One who plays tricks or pranks.
(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. A fun-loving, mischievous person
  3. An organism, especially a plant, that shows an undesirable variation from a standard.
A mischievous youngster.
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  1. A mischievous youngster.
  2. A rascal, swindler, or rogue; a ne'er-do-well.
  3. A mischievous person, especially a playful, impish youngster.
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
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