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Vocabulary Word

Word: defalcate

Definition: embezzle


More Vocab Words

::: overturn - turn over; capsize; topple
::: propitiate - appease; conciliate; make peaceful; ADJ. propitiatory
::: convene - come together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
::: parley - conference (between opponents); CF. speak
::: propitious - favorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign
::: inebriated - habitually intoxicated; drunk; N. inebriety
::: upbraid - reprimand; severely scold
::: retroactive - taking effect before its enactment (as a law) or imposition (as a tax); (of a law) having effect on the past as well as the future
::: imperceptible - unnoticeable; impossible to perceive; undetectable
::: contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme