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Word: defalcate

Definition: embezzle


More Vocab Words

::: sage - person celebrated for wisdom; wise person; ADJ: wise
::: rusticate - banish to the country; dwell in the country
::: pathetic - causing sadness, compassion, pity; touching
::: supposititious - assumed; counterfeit; hypothetical
::: pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical
::: preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
::: labyrinth - maze
::: prescience - ability to foretell the future; knowledge of actions before they occur; ADJ. prescient
::: probity - uprightness; honesty; incorruptibility
::: disinclination - unwillingness