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devilry


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Devilry  \Dev"il*ry\,  n.;  pl  {Devilries}. 
  1.  Conduct  suitable  to  the  devil;  extreme  wickedness; 
  deviltry. 
 
  Stark  lies  and  devilry.  --Sir  T.  More 
 
  2.  The  whole  body  of  evil  spirits.  --Tylor. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  devilry 
  n  1:  wicked  and  cruel  behavior  [syn:  {deviltry}] 
  2:  reckless  or  malicious  behavior  that  causes  discomfort  or 
  annoyance  in  others  [syn:  {mischief},  {mischief-making},  {mischievousness}, 
  {deviltry},  {devilment},  {rascality},  {roguery},  {roguishness}, 
  {shenanigan}] 




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