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devilment

[dev-uh l-muh nt] /ˈdɛv əl mənt/
noun
1.
devilish action or conduct; deviltry.
Origin
1765-1775
1765-75; devil + -ment
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devilment

/ˈdɛvəlmənt/
noun
1.
devilish or mischievous conduct
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Word Origin and History for devilment
n.

1771; see devil + -ment.

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