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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mis·chie·vous 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.”
    This false, wily, doubling disposition is intolerably mischievous to society.   --South.
 Syn: -- Harmful; hurtful; detrimental; noxious; pernicious; destructive.
 -- Mis*chie*vous*ly, adv. -- Mis*chie*vous*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv : 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" [syn: badly, naughtily]