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Word: defalcate

Definition: embezzle


More Vocab Words

::: nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
::: appellation - name; title
::: congenial - pleasant; friendly; in agreement with one's tastes and nature; Ex. congenial weather
::: secession - withdrawal; V. secede: withdraw formally from membership
::: default - failure to act; failure to perform a task or be present; V.
::: castrate - remove the sex organs (of a male animal or person)
::: deputize - work or appoint as a deputy; N. deputy: person who has the power to take charge when the leading person is away
::: quiescent - dormant; temporarily inactive; at rest; N. quiescence
::: dotage - senility; feeblemindedness of old age; Ex. In one's dotage
::: gullible - easily deceived