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::: mischief - behavior (of children) causing trouble with no serious harm; damage; harm; Ex. mischief to the crops; ADJ. mischievous: causing mischief; playfully troublesome
::: delusive - deceptive; likely to delude; misleading; raising vain hopes; Ex. delusive promises
::: harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
::: impregnate - make pregnant; fill thoroughly; saturate
::: nefarious - very wicked
::: attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
::: levity - lack of seriousness or steadiness; frivolity; lightness of manner
::: vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams
::: grimace - facial distortion to show feeling such as pain, disgust, etc; V.
::: artless - without guile; open and honest