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Word: defalcate

Definition: embezzle


More Vocab Words

::: assimilate - absorb; take (food) into the body and digest it; understand (knowledge) completely and be able to use properly; cause to become homogeneous (the people of a country or race in the wasy of behaving or thinking)
::: alcove - nook; recess
::: recital - act of reciting publicly; detailed account; performance of music or dance (by a solo performer)
::: aspersion - slanderous remark; Ex. cast aspersions on
::: menial - suitable for servants; lowly; mean; N: someone who does menial work (esp. servant in a house)
::: component - element; ingredient
::: prophetic - of a prophet or prophecy; having to do with predicting the future; N. prophecy; V. prophesy; N. prophet
::: reverent - respectful; worshipful; V. revere: regard with reverence; N. reverence: profound respect
::: opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium
::: burnish - make shiny by rubbing; polish