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Definition of "knavishness" []

  • The quality of being knavish. (noun)

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Use "knavishness" in a sentence
  • "To such a state have we free-born men, men who came out but to see the elephant, been reduced, by the asinine stupidity of the Government, by the impudence and knavishness of its officials."
  • "Had Scarlett been possessed of such an anger, she would have been stamping both feet and roaring like Gerald in his finest days, calling on God to witness the accursed duplicity and knavishness of mankind and uttering blood-curdling threats of retaliation."
  • "The genial knavishness of her father had never appeared as such to her."