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embezzle

  

      vb   to convert (money or property entrusted to one) fraudulently to one's own use  
     (C15: from Anglo-French embeseiller to destroy, from Old French beseiller to make away with, of uncertain origin)  
  embezzlement      n  
  embezzler      n  
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embezzle

  
  
abstract, appropriate, defalcate     (Law)   filch, have one's hand in the till     (informal)   misapply, misappropriate, misuse, peculate, pilfer, purloin, rip off     (slang)   steal  

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