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Vocabulary Word

Word: defalcate

Definition: embezzle


More Vocab Words

::: unobtrusive - inconspicuous; not blatant
::: badinage - teasing conversation; banter; joking talk
::: kinetic - producing motion; of motion
::: deplete - reduce; exhaust
::: prank - mischievous trick
::: ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.
::: stricture - severe and adverse criticism; critical comments; limit or restriction
::: attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
::: maniacal - raging mad; insane; N. maniac: insane person; CF. mania: disorder of the mind; intense enthusiasm
::: hubbub - confused uproar; loud noise; din