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adjective as in bad

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To that end, lunar users would be well advised to build shared installations, such as landing and supply facilities, to function as carrots that can be withheld from misbehaving actors.

There was a period in the Obama administration when China would misbehave, they’d break a rule, they’d be too aggressive in an action.

In the SMU study it was found that children lasted about 10 minutes after a smack before they started misbehaving again.

The BBC judged the Opening Ceremony to be a success, apart from the “slightly misbehaving snowflake.”

I hope you had as much fun as I did - who knew Harry behaving could be as much fun as Harry misbehaving?

Those tabloid images of Stewart misbehaving were taken without her knowledge, which implies a Garden of Eden type of innocence.

We were just sort of misbehaving; they were the tissue between vertebrae—where the rubber meets the road.

Therefore, there is every excuse for a well-designed and properly brought-up carburetor misbehaving itself in an aeroplane.

He had feared something worse, but he would almost rather hear of Barbara's misbehaving herself than not hear of her at all.

He can't brush his hair, or tie his cravat, or settle his pantaloons, without misbehaving himself.

And then with all their talking and all their ease who ever hears of their misbehaving?

But I got to misbehaving, and got discharged from there before I was twenty-one.


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On this page you'll find 112 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to misbehaving, such as: wrong, disobedient, ill-behaved, naughty, and unruly.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.