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Origin of defalcation
OTHER WORDS FROM defalcationnon·de·fal·ca·tion, noun
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How to use defalcation in a sentence
"They're not so frequent as defalcation with us, quite—especially birth," suggested Bellingham.The Quality of Mercy|W. D. Howells
But I will never suffer the sacred name of economy to be bestowed upon arbitrary defalcation of charge.
Because of the defalcation of her lawyer, she is in financial straits.Dramatic Technique|George Pierce Baker
His cashier, who is secretly engaged to marry Miss Van Gorder's niece, is suspected of the defalcation and is a fugitive.A Christmas Carol|C. Z. Barnett
First, diversion of the public funds to his own use,—embezzlement or defalcation we should call it.