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1. peculate

verb. appropriate (as property entrusted to one's care) fraudulently to one's own use.

Synonyms

  • malversate
  • misappropriate
  • defalcate
  • steal
  • fiddle

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • break

Etymology

  • peculatus (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word peculate


1. Verb, base form
With the machine you already have the water and grounds waiting for you in the morning, so all you have to do is power it on and wait for the machine to peculate.

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