Misbehave Mis`be*have", v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Misbehaved}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Misbehaving}.] To behave ill; to conduct one's self improperly; -- often used with a reciprocal pronoun. [1913 Webster]

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