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misbehave

mis·be·have

misbehave

 
pronunciation:
mIs b heIv
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: misbehaved, misbehaves, misbehaving
definition: to act or behave improperly or badly.
The children misbehaved in the restaurant.
synonyms:
act up
antonyms:
behave
similar words:
carry on, disobey, err, transgress
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to conduct or behave (oneself) badly.
antonyms:
behave
derivation: misbehaving (adj.)
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