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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a disobedient or naughty way.

Usage examples (35)
  • Lorry leaned from her chair, her eyebrows lifted, her expression mischievously confidential.
  • "Whither away, good prince?" she called mischievously to Tom as the machine glided down the street.
  • "Where are you going so fast, Kate?" she called mischievously, as the young lady flounced out of the room.
  • As Armitage nodded, Anne, whose mood was past praying for, called mischievously: for more
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