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synonyms for embezzlement

  • fraud
  • larceny
  • misappropriation
  • misuse
  • theft
  • abstraction
  • appropriation
  • defalcation
  • misapplication
  • peculation
  • pilferage
  • skimming
  • thieving
  • filching
  • pilfering
  • purloining
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antonyms for embezzlement

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  • compensation
  • pay
  • reimbursement
  • return
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How to use embezzlement in a sentence

In a high point of view, it was simple embezzlement; it was little better than a form of swindling.
JULIAN HOMEDEAN FREDERIC W. FARRAR
He was arrested, charged with the embezzlement of thirty-three hundred dollars from the firm which employed him.
THE WINNING CLUEJAMES HAY, JR.
It is as certain as anything can be that George Horbury never lost a penny by embezzlement or, indeed, in any other way.
THE SECRET GLORYARTHUR MACHEN
Her husband abused her, and before they had been married a year he ran away to escape a charge of embezzlement.
THE DIARY OF A SAINTARLO BATES
This might be a case of embezzlement such as he had before known among his younger patrons.
THE WRONG TWINHARRY LEON WILSON
Try as the committee might to keep the matter secret, the embezzlement would leak out and afford sensational copy for the papers.
TO HIM THAT HATHLEROY SCOTT
Favoral appeared to me singularly calm for a man charged with embezzlement and forgery.
OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEYEMILE GABORIAU
Here obtaining goods under false pretenses and embezzlement are commended by God himself.
THE BIBLEJOHN E. REMSBURG
Embezzlement is the appropriation, by a clerk or servant, to himself, of money or property put into his hands in trust.
THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIAVARIOUS
Already were seen the effects of the wealth that was pouring into Italy in the embezzlement of the public money by the Scipios.
HISTORY OF THE INTELLECTUAL DEVELOPMENT OF EUROPE, VOLUME I (OF 2)JOHN WILLIAM DRAPER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO EMBEZZLEMENT

  • confiscation
  • embezzlement
  • expropriation
  • grab
  • misappropriation
  • pilfering
  • seizure
  • takeover
  • taking
  • usurpation
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.