The village is poor, but the local party secretary managed to embezzle at least $700,000-$800,000.
In fact, according to the 2011 Marquet Report on embezzlement, women are more likely to embezzle than men.
If servants get not their meat honestly and decently, they will neglect their master's business, or embezzle his goods.
I don't say it was proved on the other hand that he did embezzle that sum.
When I urged reform, the officials and gentry seized the opportunity to embezzle.
"embezzle for him $70,000 worth of securities," thought the examiner.
embezzle a large sum of money under singularly distressing circumstances!
In return they were always trying to beg or embezzle the treasure of the king at Susa.
I cannot believe that that man will ever embezzle money again.
To appropriate another man's design was no more nor less than to embezzle his money or steal his goods.
early 15c., from Anglo-French embesiler "to steal, cause to disappear" (c.1300), from Old French em- (see en- (1)) + besillier "torment, destroy, gouge," of unknown origin. Sense of "to dispose of fraudulently" is first recorded 1580s. Related: Embezzled; embezzling.