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malicious mischief

willful destruction of personal property motivated by ill will or resentment toward its owner or possessor.
Origin of malicious mischief
1760-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The case went to the jury and it unanimously found him guilty as charged of malicious mischief in the first degree.
  • Construction of sections enumerating acts of malicious mischief.
  • If property was damaged, it could be considered a property crime which is malicious mischief.
  • Patrol your street occasionally to discourage speeding motorists, acts of malicious mischief and crimes against children.

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