impishness


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Synonyms for impishness

Synonyms for impishness

the trait of behaving like an imp

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an impishness that's well-conveyed by the song's video, with its cross-dressed "bros'' acting out the demeaning lyrics the duo is mocking.
And in varying degrees they achieved that, with Katharina Persicke (heroine Quiteria) showcasing a beautifully easy and smooth soprano voice devoid of distracting vibrato, and Andreas Jankowitsch investing his Sancho Panza with a commanding tone and a delightful sense of humour, while Daniel Jenz's impishness as joker Vivaldo was accompanied by a lovely clarity of tone.
Confidence comes with time, but paradoxically with age, great fun and impishness can replace that early shyness.
United were full of impishness and invention, from Cristiano Ronaldo's extravagant flicks to Wayne Rooney's trick corner.
Fowler, his nerve undamaged by that earlier miss, stepped up with typical impishness to coolly send Hennessey the wrong way.
She might have taken a few lessons from Michael Gambon, who should be thanked for applying just the right note of comic impishness to the thankless task of replacing the late Richard Harris as Hogwarts' beloved Headmaster Dumbledore.
Considine and Morton are a formidable screen couple and the Bolger sisters bring impishness to the roles of the two children.
Finneral brings a sweet impishness to everything he does, and his Mick is another great creation, a man drunk on life as well as the bottle.
The conclusion, as impishness gradually dissolved into trills melting like mountain-top snow, was genuinely moving.
The masterful mix of aged wisdom and impishness set free on 2001's fun-filled Love And Theft (released on 9/11) is still present, but there's also a resolve and determination to stand firm and bear witness to the world awash in the Hard Rain he sang of.
Mum, ''he said, and a hint of impishness played on his lips.
We'll talk more about the film in a later column, but suffice it to say, fans of Izzard will recognized his impishness in his portrayal of the lead actor in ``Nosferatu.
He batted with all the impishness of a pixie on poppers, and was worth the price of a ticket all on his own.
Even in those days,Robert had a sense of mischievousness and impishness, which he retained throughout his wonderful and varied life, which brought so much enjoyment and pleasure to many,many people.
Yet there is also humour and charm here, even impishness in the extraordinary finale.