defalcation

[ dee-fal-key-shuh n, -fawl- ]SEE DEFINITION OF defalcation

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEFALCATION

But nothing yet concerning the defalcation and disappearance of Angelo Puma.

Evidently there had been a defalcation on rather a large scale.

The rumor of Elijah's defalcation had not disturbed Seymour seriously.

And with all this there was a defalcation traceable to Hope Mills or the Eastmans.

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

I knew all about the defalcation from my father just after the meeting.

Did you read the account of the defalcation in the Events—when it first came out?

The letter purported to be an excuse for the writer's own defalcation.

But a defalcation which occurred immediately afterwards was worse.

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

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