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behaving

adjective

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behaving

verb
present participle of behave

Synonyms & Antonyms of behaving (Entry 2 of 2)

to manage the actions of (oneself) in a particular way
  • if the children behave themselves properly and sit quietly during church, they'll get their ice cream afterward

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“Behaving.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/behaving. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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