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Malicious vs. Prank

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Maliciousadjective

Of, pertaining to, or as a result of malice or spite

Pranknoun

A practical joke or mischievous trick.

‘He pulled a gruesome prank on his sister.’;

Maliciousadjective

spiteful and deliberately harmful

‘He was sent off for a malicious tackle on Jones.’;

Pranknoun

(obsolete) An evil deed; a malicious trick, an act of cruel deception.

Maliciousadjective

Indulging or exercising malice; harboring ill will or enmity.

‘I grant him bloody, . . . Sudden, malicious, smacking of every sinThat has a name.’;

Prankverb

(transitive) To perform a practical joke on; to trick.

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Maliciousadjective

Proceeding from hatred or ill will; dictated by malice; as, a malicious report; malicious mischief.

Prankverb

To call someone's phone and promptly hang up

‘Hey man, prank me when you wanna get picked up.’; ‘I don't have your number in my phone; can you prank me?’;

Maliciousadjective

With wicked or mischievous intentions or motives; wrongful and done intentionally without just cause or excuse; as, a malicious act.

Prankverb

(transitive) To adorn in a showy manner; to dress or equip ostentatiously.

Maliciousadjective

having the nature of or resulting from malice;

‘malicious gossip’; ‘took malicious pleasure in...watching me wince’;

Prankverb

(intransitive) To make ostentatious show.

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Maliciousadjective

wishing or appearing to wish evil to others; arising from intense ill will or hatred;

‘a gossipy malevolent old woman’; ‘failure made him malevolent toward those who were successful’;

Prankadjective

(obsolete) Full of gambols or tricks.

Maliciousadjective

characterized by malice; intending or intended to do harm

‘he was found guilty of malicious damage’; ‘the transmission of malicious software such as computer viruses’; ‘a hotbed of rumour and malicious chit-chat’;

Prankverb

To adorn in a showy manner; to dress or equip ostentatiously; - often followed by up; as, to prank up the body. See Prink.

‘In sumptuous tire she joyed herself to prank.’;

Prankverb

To make ostentatious show.

‘White houses prank where once were huts.’;

Pranknoun

A gay or sportive action; a ludicrous, merry, or mischievous trick; a caper; a frolic.

‘The harpies . . . played their accustomed pranks.’; ‘His pranks have been too broad to bear with.’;

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Prankadjective

Full of gambols or tricks.

Pranknoun

acting like a clown or buffoon

Pranknoun

a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement

Prankverb

dress or decorate showily or gaudily;

‘Roses were pranking the lawn’;

Prankverb

dress up showily;

‘He pranked himself out in his best clothes’;

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