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  Definition of peculate
  1. appropriate (as property entrusted to one''s care) fraudulently to one''s own use; "The accountant embezzled thousands of dollars while working for the wealthy family"
Similar Words: embezzle, defalcate, misappropriate, malversate

 

Hyponyms: fiddle

 

Derivational Morphology: malversation, embezzlement, peculation, defalcation, misapplication, misappropriation, embezzler, defalcator, peculator

 

Anagrams: cupulate

 

 
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