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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MISBEHAVE

Granted that they wished to misbehave, it was pleasant for them to be able to do so.

And if you try to hook it, or misbehave anyways, you get put in solitary.

He urged me to do likewise, to misbehave, to sin with officers of the garrison.

When their ichor is up, they misbehave as we do when our blood is up, during the fury of war.

On land it's bad enough for us to misbehave; but submarine sentiment!

He discovered that when his mother or father was in the room she was terrified lest he should misbehave.

But he was not drunk,—not as yet so drunk as to misbehave himself openly.

If you misbehave as you go through the country I shall be held to blame and I shall be to blame.

Mr. Bonteen, in his troubled spirit, certainly did misbehave himself.

If you don't hurry she will get old enough to misbehave herself.

WORD ORIGIN

"conduct oneself improperly," late 15c.; see mis- (1) + behave. Related: Misbehaved; misbehaving.

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