devilment

[dev-uhl-muhnt]
noun
devilish action or conduct; deviltry.

Origin:
1765–75; devil + -ment

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devilment (ˈdɛvəlmənt)
 
n
devilish or mischievous conduct

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devilment
1771, from devil + -ment.
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The charge is mads that the defeated strikers are guilty of this species of devilment.
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