misbehave

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mis- +‎ behave

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misbehave (third-person singular simple present misbehaves, present participle misbehaving, simple past and past participle misbehaved)

  1. to act or behave in an inappropriate, improper, incorrect, or unexpected manner.
    He doesn't mean to misbehave; he just doesn't know better.

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