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Synonyms for be on best behavior

verb act reasonably, properly
  • manage
  • control
  • direct
  • act correctly
  • act one's age
  • act with decorum
  • be civil
  • be good
  • be nice
  • be on best behavior
  • be orderly
  • comport oneself
  • conduct oneself properly
  • demean oneself
  • deport oneself
  • discipline oneself
  • keep one's nose clean
  • keep the peace
  • live up to
  • manage oneself
  • mind one's manners
  • mind one's p's and q's
  • observe golden rule
  • observe the law
  • play fair
  • shape up
  • toe the mark
  • watch one's step

Antonyms for be on best behavior

  • act up
  • misbehave
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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behave

verb. act reasonably, properly

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verb. act reasonably, properly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.