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embezzle

verb

Synonyms of embezzle

to steal money that you have been trusted with
  • He was caught embezzling money from his clients.

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“Embezzle.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/embezzle. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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