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 for mischievous
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mischievous \Mis"chie*vous\ (m[i^]s"ch[-e]*v[u^]s), a.
     Causing mischief; harmful; hurtful; -- now often applied
     where the evil is done carelessly or in sport; as, a
     mischievous child. "Most mischievous foul sin." --Shak.
     [1913 Webster]
           This false, wily, doubling disposition is intolerably
           mischievous to society.                  --South.
     [1913 Webster]
     Syn: Harmful; hurtful; detrimental; noxious; pernicious;
          [1913 Webster] -- Mis"chie*vous*ly, adv. --
          Mis"chie*vous*ness, n.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: naughtily or annoyingly playful; "teasing and worrying
             with impish laughter"; "a wicked prank" [syn: arch,
             impish, implike, mischievous, pixilated,
             prankish, puckish, wicked]
      2: deliberately causing harm or damage; "mischievous rumors and

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  89 Moby Thesaurus words for "mischievous":
     annoying, arch, artful, bad, baleful, baneful, bothering,
     bothersome, corroding, corrosive, corrupting, corruptive,
     counterproductive, damaging, dangerous, deadly, deleterious,
     destructive, detrimental, devilish, disadvantageous,
     disserviceable, distressing, elfish, elvish, evil, foolish, foxy,
     frolicsome, full of mischief, harmful, hazardous, high-spirited,
     hurtful, ill, ill-behaved, impish, injurious, insidious, irking,
     irksome, knavish, larkish, lethal, malefic, malevolent, malicious,
     malign, malignant, misbehaving, mischief-loving, naughty, noisome,
     noxious, ominous, paw, perilous, pernicious, playful, poisonous,
     prankish, pranksome, pranky, precarious, prejudicial, puckish,
     rascally, risky, roguish, scampish, scapegrace, scatheful, sly,
     spiteful, sportive, toxic, trickish, tricksy, tricky, venenate,
     veneniferous, venenous, venomous, vexatious, vexing, vicious,
     virulent, waggish, wicked

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