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mis·do

 (mĭs-do͞o′)
tr.v. mis·did (-dĭd′), mis·done (-dŭn′), mis·do·ing, mis·does (-dŭz′)
To do wrongly or awkwardly; botch.

mis·do′er n.
mis·do′ing n.
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misdoing

noun
Improper, often rude behavior:
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She is in bed again, looking as if she had never been out of it, but I know her and listen sternly to the tale of her misdoings.
It was as much injured by its charges in fitting out an armament against the Spaniards, during the time of the Armada, as by the fines and confiscations levied on it by Elizabeth for harbouring of priests, obstinate recusancy, and popish misdoings.
We are heartily rejoiced of thy safety; nevertheless, we pray thee to be on thy guard in the matter of this second Witch of Endor; for we are privately assured that your Great Master, who careth not a bean for cherry cheeks and black eyes, comes from Normandy to diminish your mirth, and amend your misdoings.
The whole truth is out, Ellen," Paul continued, "and we have lined the squatter into his most secret misdoings.
We are on a perilous margin when we begin to look passively at our future selves, and see our own figures led with dull consent into insipid misdoing and shabby achievement.
I shall eternally see his evil eyes as he threw himself into that well-hole in a vain effort to escape from the consequences of his own misdoing.
Victorious deeds Flamed in my heart, heroic acts--one while To rescue Israel from the Roman yoke; Then to subdue and quell, o'er all the earth, Brute violence and proud tyrannic power, Till truth were freed, and equity restored: Yet held it more humane, more heavenly, first By winning words to conquer willing hearts, And make persuasion do the work of fear; At least to try, and teach the erring soul, Not wilfully misdoing, but unware Misled; the stubborn only to subdue.
and Miss Creakle; and that I was sent in holiday-time as a punishment for my misdoing, all of which he explained to me as we went along.
Dr Bokhari, in his rebuttal, said that the VC's defence failed to address fundamental issues and misdoings.
Summary: Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb 28 (ANI): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday said that he is baffled by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) not taking action against Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif despite having been provided with ample evidence of his misdoings.
He said that these steps which would ensure the provision of quality assured drugs had put few culprits in trouble and they were trying to malign the officials of DRAP through baseless complaints to divert public attention from their misdoings.
Chairman PTI while addressing jubilant workers convention vowed to rein in the corrupt lot and also resolved to not allow Sharifs and cronies to escape without facing accountability for their decades long financial misdoings.