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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
quiescent - dormant; temporarily inactive; at rest; N. quiescence
luminary - celebrity (in a specific field); dignitary; object that gives light (as a celestial body)
dyspeptic - suffering from indigestion; N. dyspepsia: indigestion; difficulty in digesting food
perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
knave - untrustworthy person; rogue; scoundrel; jack; N. knavery
optician - maker and seller of eyeglasses
brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice
nonsense - speech or writing with no meaning; foolish behavior or language; Ex. make (a) nonsense of: spoil; cause to fail
unwonted - unaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.