from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The spirit or practice of a rascal or of rascals; rascally character or quality.
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This is how cronyism, nepotism, rascalism, and corruption take root.
In Alaska, Palin, practically single-handedly, took on the moneyed special interests, including those in her own political party, rooted out cronyism, graft, corruption, & rascalism, and beat them.
Not yet two months into Barack Obama's presidency and already we see the first faint symptoms of rascalism, and worse,