Thesaurus / defalcation

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The steward set it on fire to conceal the defalcation in the crop.

Tell him also that I do not find the defalcation amongst our friends to be as was represented in Dublin.

Defalcation—The appropriating to one's own use, of money intrusted to him by another; embezzlement.

Because of the defalcation of her lawyer, she is in financial straits.

Dramatic TechniqueGeorge Pierce Baker

No,” admitted Mr Carlyle; “our business lies mostly on the conventional lines among divorce and defalcation.

Max CarradosErnest Bramah

The only distinct cause assigned by M. de St Priest, for his defalcation in the lists, is the Arragonese version.

He would either win a considerable stake or have sufficient in hand to cover up his defalcation.

ThoroughbredsW. A. Fraser

"They're not so frequent as defalcation with us, quite—especially birth," suggested Bellingham.

What, then, was the cause of Griffo's defalcation, and who had inspired him to this signal piece of treachery?

The God of LoveJustin Huntly McCarthy

The "Citizen of Burlington" replied by accusing the directors of defalcation and falsifying their books.

The Railroad QuestionWilliam Larrabee
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