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misdoing

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1 a breaking of a moral or legal code
  • the sordid misdoings of the city councilman were exposed as a result of an intense investigation by the local newspaper

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2 improper or illegal behavior
  • kept a watchful eye for any misdoing by the members of the clergy

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“Misdoing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/misdoing. Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

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