noun, plural rogueries.
roguish conduct; rascality.
playful mischief.

1590–1600; rogue + -ery Unabridged
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roguery (ˈrəʊɡərɪ)
n , pl -gueries
1.  behaviour characteristic of a rogue
2.  a roguish or mischievous act

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But in its abundance of sentiment and frequency of moral purpose, it has elements which the novel of roguery lacked.
He was, for archaeologists of roguery, the fossil evidence that money can buy power and immunity from the reach of the law.
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