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Word: defalcate

Definition: embezzle


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::: shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
::: ecstasy - rapture; very strong feeling of joy and happiness; any overpowering emotion; ADJ. ecstatic: causing or experiencing ecstasy
::: embargo - ban on commerce or other activity
::: incarcerate - imprison
::: philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
::: chase - ornament a metal surface by indenting; follow rapidly to catch
::: transgression - violation of a law; sin; V. transgress: go beyond (a limit); violate; do wrong
::: nebula - diffuse mass of interstellar dust or gas; galaxy
::: overturn - turn over; capsize; topple
::: multilingual - having many languages; fluent in several languages