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::: embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
::: taint - contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch
::: propinquity - nearness (in space or relationship); proximity; kinship
::: inchoate - (of desire, wish, plan) recently begun; not explicit; at the beginning of development; rudimentary; elementary; Ex. inchoate mass
::: ploy - strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy
::: crevice - crack; fissure
::: disingenuous - not naive; not candid; sophisticated; worldly wise; OP. ingenuous
::: saboteur - one who commits sabotage; destroyer of property; N. sabotage: destruction of property (usually carried out secretly)
::: habitat - natural home of a plant or animal; CF. habitation
::: causal - implying a cause-and-effect relationship; N. causality