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Torment resulting from unsympathetic law? Do a mischief! (4,3,3,5,4)

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I believe the answer is:

play cat and mouse with

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Here is my best explanation:

'torment' is the definition.

'unsympathetic law? do a mischief' is the wordplay.
'mischief' is an anagram indicator.
'unsympathetic'+'law'+'do'+'a'='unsympatheticlawdoa'
'unsympatheticlawdoa' is an anagram of 'playcatandmousewith'.

'resulting from' is the link.

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