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Word: defalcate

Definition: embezzle


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::: obsidian - black volcanic rock
::: ebullient - showing excitement; overflowing with enthusiasm; boiling; N. ebullience; N. ebullition: state of boiling
::: linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
::: wizardry - sorcery; magic
::: proselytize - (induce someone to) convert to a religion or belief; N. proselyte: new convert to a doctrine or religion
::: brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice
::: beneficiary - person entitled to benefits or proceeds of an insurance policy or will
::: lament - grieve; express sorrow; N. lamentation
::: malignant - tending to cause death; highly injurious; aggressively malevolent; Ex. malignant tumor
::: cabal - small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests