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

  Rapscallion \Rap*scal"lion\ (r[a^]p*sk[a^]l"y[u^]n), n. [See
     A rascal; a good-for-nothing fellow. [Colloq.] --Howitt.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel [syn: rogue,
           knave, rascal, rapscallion, scalawag, scallywag,
      2: one who is playfully mischievous [syn: imp, scamp,
         monkey, rascal, rapscallion, scalawag, scallywag]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  42 Moby Thesaurus words for "rapscallion":
     bad boy, blackguard, booger, buffoon, bugger, cutup, devil, elf,
     enfant terrible, funmaker, hood, hoodlum, hooligan, imp, joker,
     jokester, knave, limb, little devil, little monkey, little rascal,
     minx, mischief, mischief-maker, pixie, practical joker, prankster,
     precious rascal, puck, rascal, rogue, rowdy, ruffian, scalawag,
     scamp, scapegrace, scoundrel, shyster, sneak, spalpeen, villain,

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