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mischief - behavior (of children) causing trouble with no serious harm; damage; harm; Ex. mischief to the crops; ADJ. mischievous: causing mischief; playfully troublesome
diabolical - diabolic; devilish; fiendish
retrieve - recover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation
refraction - bending of a ray of light
denotation - meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation
writhe - twist in coils; contort in pain
ossify - change or harden into bone; become hard and unchanging in one's ideas
heedless - not noticing; disregarding
quiescent - dormant; temporarily inactive; at rest; N. quiescence
hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort