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 for improperly
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Improperly \Im*prop"er*ly\, adv.
     In an improper manner; not properly; unsuitably;
     unbecomingly.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  improperly
      adv 1: in an improper way; "he checked whether the wound had
             healed improperly" [ant: decent, decently, in good
             order, properly, right, the right way]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  72 Moby Thesaurus words for "improperly":
     abominably, agonizingly, awfully, baldly, balefully, bitterly,
     blatantly, brashly, coarsely, confoundedly, crassly, crudely,
     cruelly, damnably, deadly, deathly, deucedly, distressingly,
     dolorously, dreadfully, egregiously, excessively, excruciatingly,
     exorbitantly, extravagantly, flagrantly, frightfully, grievously,
     grossly, hellishly, horribly, incorrectly, indecently,
     indecorously, indelicately, inelegantly, inexcusably, infernally,
     inordinately, intolerably, lamentably, miserably, nakedly,
     offensively, openly, painfully, piteously, ribaldly, roughly,
     rudely, sadly, shatteringly, shockingly, something awful,
     something fierce, sorely, staggeringly, terribly, torturously,
     unashamedly, unbearably, unconscionably, uncouthly, unduly,
     unpardonably, unseemly, untastefully, vulgarly, woefully, wrong,
     wrongfully, wrongly
  
  

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