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To behave in an authorized or socially accepted manner, especially as prescribed by law or morality; to exercise self-control.

Additional definitions for 'walk the line':

walk the lineTo maintain an intermediate position between contrasting choices, opinions, etc..
walk the lineTo mark or secure a boundary by walking along it.
walk the lineTo participate in the procession at a graduation ceremony; to graduate.
walk the lineConform to rules, protocol, commands, the usual, the sensible, the customary.
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