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embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
fetter - shackle; restrict the freedom of; N. chain or shackle for the foot of a prisoner; CF. foot
unassuming - modest; Ex. the champion's unassuming manner
epaulet - (epaulette) ornament worn on the shoulder (of a uniform, etc.)
contrite - penitent; repentant; N. contrition
deciduous - falling off at a specific season or stage of growth as of leaves; Ex. deciduous tree/teeth
totem - animal, plant, or natural object serving as a symbol of a clan or family; representation of this; Ex. totem pole
aviary - enclosure for birds; large cage
agitate - stir up; disturb
gustatory - affecting or relating to the sense of taste