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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Reckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others; Wicked and cruel behavior.

Usage examples (34)
  • The latest deviltry caused by some students made the school impose strict disciplinary policies.
  • He's in here, trying to make up his mind what kind of deviltry to get into next.
  • And I suppose "deviltry" developed from the old devilry.
  • The unthinking deviltry of the young scoundrel! ... for more
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