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What is another word for acting up?

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Verb
Present participle for to act or behave in an inappropriate, improper, incorrect, or unexpected manner
Verb
Present participle for to engage in boisterous behavior, typically designed to attract attention
Verb
Present participle for behave badly
“Lloyd said a dip in quality of teaching meant some well-behaved primary school pupils began to act up in the first year at their comprehensive.”
Verb
Present participle for to malfunction, or to fail to function altogether
“My laptop starts to act up and everything freezes for a few seconds.”
Verb
Present participle for to show off, especially with stunts or tricks
Adjective
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Adjective
Deliberately exaggerated and theatrical in style
Noun
The breach of a moral or legal code, rule, or standard
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Noun
Behavior that is inappropriate, improper, incorrect, or unexpected
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