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embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
quip - taunt; clever sarcastic remark; V.
gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment
douse - plunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse
delude - deceive
efficacy - power to produce desired effect; ADJ. efficacious: effectual
overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief
guise - outward appearance; costume; Ex. in a new guise
malicious - hateful; spiteful; expressing malice; N. malice: desire to harm others; spite
ingenue - ing\'enue; young innocent girl