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mis·be·have

misbehave

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