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behavior

noun actions, air, bearing, beliefs, carriage, character, comportment, conduct, consuetude, course, course of conduct, course of life, decorum, demeanor, habituation, habitude, inveteracy, line of conduct, manner, manner of life, manners, matter of course, mien, mode of action, mores, personal bearing, presence, propriety, ritual, ritualism, routine, way of acting, way of life
Associated concepts: bad behavior, contemptuous behavior, good behavior, indecent behavior
Foreign phrases: Ad vitam aut culpam.For life, or until guilty of misbehavior. De bono gestu. For or during good behavior.
See also: conduct, custom, demeanor, deportment, manner, modus operandi, practice, presence, procedure, protocol, way
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Barrentine 2011) and considered testimony to the predatory behavior of long-legged flies; however, because little to nothing is known of possible sexual dimorphisms, intraspecific variations, and other features, these media would likely not allow for accurate identification.
The role of the vomeronasal organ in rattlesnake (Crotalus viridis oreganus) predatory behavior.
I discuss each of these in turn along with the guidance on identifying predatory behavior that resulted from these decisions.
Predatory behavior, commonly called "prey drive" in our pet dogs, is an instinctive or natural desire to chase, capture, and kill prey.
They may be able to control their predatory behavior when witnesses are present or if they are unlikely to escape without being identified and apprehended.
Of course, this predatory behavior must be balanced against governments' desire to raise revenues.
THE VOMERONASAL SYSTEM AND PREDATORY BEHAVIOR IN RATTLESNAKES.
Air Canada has recently bought out rival carrier Canadian Airlines, which has created a virtual monopoly on some routes and the new laws will allow a governing council to define by regulation anti-competitive acts or predatory behavior in the airline industry.
There was never any indication of predatory behavior initiated by gay men and lesbians in the military against heterosexuals within the military.
Although predatory behavior is natural, cats need a mother's example in early life to develop these intrinsic skills.
There's rarely a day that I don't uncover some kind of predatory behavior at the call center," said David Howe, SubscriberWise president and 17-year veteran of MCTV (MCTV is the new name for Massillon Cable TV and Clear Picture (http://mctvohio.
In the Senate, he wrote provisions of the WallStreet reform act to end predatory mortgage loans and has been a leader in fighting to end predatory behavior in online lending and to institute a national cap on interest and fees for payday loans.