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Misdeed   /mˈɪsdˈid/   Listen

Improper or wicked or immoral behavior.  Synonyms: misbehavior, misbehaviour.

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"Misdeed" Quotes from Famous Books

... while it lasted, proved to be a matter of only a few days' confinement to bed; and fortunately for her, it was while she was still too weak and ill to be called to account for her misdeed that her father discovered her deception as to the owner of "Ivanhoe." At least he found out, in talking with Elviny Dinkleberger and her father at the Lancaster market, that the girl was innocent of ever having owned or even seen the book, and that, consequently, she had of course ...
— Tillie: A Mennonite Maid - A Story of the Pennsylvania Dutch • Helen Reimensnyder Martin

... lacked virile strength. The disease of melancholy had long kept its seat at his heart, and that any shadow of doubt could rest on Rotha as a result of a misdeed, or supposed misdeed, of his had never yet ...
— The Shadow of a Crime - A Cumbrian Romance • Hall Caine

Words linked to "Misdeed" :   juvenile delinquency, roguishness, misconduct, wrongdoing, liberty, deviltry, actus reus, rascality, roguery, peccadillo, shenanigan, indecorum, mischievousness, abnormality, delinquency, wrongful conduct, infantilism, indiscretion, indecency, devilment, ruffianism, irregularity, mischief-making, impropriety, familiarity, devilry, mischief

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