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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.

Usage examples (36)
  • Scott's brother was wounded and afterwards arrested & lodged in jail at Bilboe's instance -- charge "roguery" --
  • I do not think that the grand, old anti-slavery pioneer went to his grave thinking there was any 'roguery' in me.
  • We live, Augustus, in an age eminently favorable to the growth of all roguery which is careful enough to keep up appearances.
  • He could not succeed in any department of roguery. for more
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