"rascals" in the noun sense
1. rogue, knave, rascal, rapscallion, scalawag, scallywag, varlet
a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel
2. imp, scamp, monkey, rascal, rapscallion, scalawag, scallywag
one who is playfully mischievous
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