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What is another word for improperly?

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Adverb
In an improper manner
“She returned shortly to request another roll of film because she believed she had loaded the first one improperly.”
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To an overly or unnecessarily large or extreme degree
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In an immoral or evil manner
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“The company could also claim that any investigation was tainted by the improper theft of its documents.”
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Adverb for unsuitable or inappropriate or a given purpose or situation
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“During the festive season, injuries result from improper use of fireworks.”
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Adverb for not acceptable by, or not in accordance with, accepted standards or rules
“But I am criticizing Mr. Beck, because I think it was a highly improper use of union funds in this way, for his own direct financial benefit.”
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Adverb for lacking in modesty or decency by normal social standards
“That sort of behavior was highly improper for a lady of good breeding and even bluer bloodlines.”
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Adverb for lacking in sophistication, refinement or grace
“Her traitorous belly rumbled noisily, making uncouth and improper sounds in the silent room.”
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Adverb for vulgar or obscene in nature
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“Lord Rockwell hopes a few nights at the Chateau Debauchery will sate his inconvenient desire for the woman he propositioned a year ago, or will his improper proposition make things worse?”
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Adverb for brazen or forward in one's behavior or approach
“Was it possible that she had actually suggested something so very brazen and improper even as a joke?”
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Adverb for depraved, perverted or extremely wrong in a moral sense
“In the same manner, if one's mind is perverted and improper, his heart becomes unreasonable.”
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Adverb for characterized by, or suggestive of, adultery
“Had Alex been having an improper affair with one of the staff and was now leaving to avoid being busted?”
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Adverb for not honorable in character or purpose
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Adverb for likely to lead to an adverse or bad outcome
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(of a falsehood) Adverb for concocted to deceive others
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Adverb for showing no shame or embarrassment
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(archaic) Adverb for overfamiliar or forward
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Adverb for in violation of one or more of the rules and conventions of a language as defined by the grammar, resulting in unacceptable, or incorrect, usage
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Adverb for contrary to what is usual, traditional, or accepted
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Adverb for very severe or serious
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