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    defalcate

    defalcate - Dictionary definition and meaning for word defalcate

    Definition
    (verb) appropriate (as property entrusted to one's care) fraudulently to one's own use
    Example Sentence
    • The accountant embezzled thousands of dollars while working for the wealthy family
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for defalcate

de + false + ate = i cheated them of their money and ate the food...have the cake and eat it too :)

to take money in a "FALSE" or fraudulent manner...

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de+falcon = falcons behaving fraudulently

de+false+CAT cat is generally preferred by ppl who want money...false money or money by false tactics

adding to bond....false cat can also mean greedy AUNTIES shown in movies who always misuse property

defalcate -> defal+cate I misuse the def false money and had cake

just like "war hawks" there are probably "fraud falcons"

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