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Princeton's WordNet

  1. badly, mischievously, naughtilyadverb

    in a disobedient or naughty way

    "he behaved badly in school"; "he mischievously looked for a chance to embarrass his sister"; "behaved naughtily when they had guests and was sent to his room"


  1. mischievouslyadverb

    In a mischievous manner.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Mischievouslyadverb

    Noxiously; hurtfully; wickedly.

    Etymology: from mischief.

    Nor was the cruel destiny content
    To sweep at once her life and beauty too;
    But like a harden’d felon took a pride
    To work more mischievously slow,
    And plundered first, and then destroy’d. Dryden.


  1. mischievously

    Mischievously refers to behaving or acting in a way that shows a fondness for causing trouble in a playful way, often causing slight or harmless annoyance or inconvenience to others. It is related to actions or behaviors that are impish, teasing, or roguishly clever.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mischievously in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mischievously in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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    the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
    • A. relocation
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