- trick + -some (Wiktionary)
“Could it be that after thinking him lofty and witty in soul, his young, his artless, his tricksome mistress now thought him handsome?”
“If so, I think I will steal these tricksome methods.”
“Thanks for the heads-up - submitted something - I found the tricksome bit was finding that worked when taken out of context of the blog as a whole.”
“This year, although the festival was kind of weak, either their beginner's luck or my tricksome cine-askari instincts got us to some top quality cinematic billabongs.”
“Martha — pretty, winning, mischievous, tricksome Martha — was taken ill suddenly at the Chateau de”
“It seemed to play in a tricksome way; it sure was a merry thing.”
“You know it's tricksome for one accustomed mainly to men's affairs ....”
“Ah, I've got other things as is waiting to be done nor breaking in a tricksome filly to run atween the shafts.”
“He did not impute a personality like ours to Nature, but he saw joy and rapture and play, even love, moving in everything; and sometimes headded to this delight she has in herself -- and just because the creature was not human -- a touch of elemental unmoral malice, a tricksome sportiveness like that of Puck in _Midsummer Night's Dream_.”
“But the same cannot be proved of Poseidon; 5 far less of Hermes, who is identical with the Vedic Sarameyas, the rising wind, the son of Sarama the dawn, the lying, tricksome wind-god, who invented music, and conducts the souls of dead men to the house of Hades, even as his counterpart the Norse Odin rushes over the tree-tops leading the host of the departed.”
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