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synonyms for malversation

  • dereliction
  • immorality
  • impropriety
  • malfeasance
  • malpractice
  • misbehavior
  • mischief
  • misdemeanor
  • mismanagement
  • offense
  • transgression
  • wrongdoing
  • delinquency
  • evil
  • misdoing
  • naughtiness
  • rudeness
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antonyms for malversation

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  • behavior
  • obedience
  • manners
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How to use malversation in a sentence

Tories and malecontent Whigs, elated by the hope that Montague might be convicted of malversation, eagerly called for inquiry.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
We think it a marvellous act of malversation in a trustee, to benefit himself unjustly out of the funds entrusted to his care.
THE CLAIMS OF LABOURARTHUR HELPS
Another example of British malversation in China, and a further instance of persecution of the Ti-pings!
TI-PING TIEN-KWOHLIN-LE
To the crime of being Potts the wretched Colonel had now added malversation of a trust fund.
THE BOSS OF LITTLE ARCADYHARRY LEON WILSON
By the latter device, are we not assured against malversation of the funds?
CRITICAL MISCELLANIES (VOL. 2 OF 3)JOHN MORLEY
Against this state of things the crafts rebelled, alleging mismanagement, malversation and the withholding of justice.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 6, SLICE 7VARIOUS
His Bermuda deputy was guilty of malversation so considerable that Moore could not meet the debt, and he had to go abroad.
A HISTORY OF NINETEENTH CENTURY LITERATURE (1780-1895)GEORGE SAINTSBURY
Several days later Floyd was indicted for malversation in office, but the indictment was overruled on technical grounds.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 10, SLICE 5VARIOUS
The second charge was more serious, amounting to an accusation of malversation in the funds of his regiment.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 13, SLICE 5VARIOUS
He replied, Why, you see, they tell me he is suspected of malversation.
MEMOIRS OF THE EMPRESS CATHERINE II.CATHERINE II, EMPRESS OF RUSSIA
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WORDS RELATED TO MALVERSATION

  • delinquency
  • dereliction
  • evil
  • immorality
  • impropriety
  • malfeasance
  • malpractice
  • malversation
  • misbehavior
  • mischief
  • misdemeanor
  • misdoing
  • mismanagement
  • naughtiness
  • offense
  • rudeness
  • transgression
  • wrongdoing
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