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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Appropriate (as property entrusted to one's care) fraudulently for one's own use.

Usage examples (15)
  • I actually carry a notebook and when someone provides an insight or suggestion I write it down and let it "peculate" to see if, how, and where it makes since and how to...
  • The company has the financial heft to be an acquirer, and is nearly always mentioned as a potential buyer when analysts peculate about deals.
  • Inhabit the voices, pushing the choices, falling as you make those noises, poised, moist, peculate and mutilate just to sedate the rate at which I debate.
  • No man ever paid a bribe for the handling of the public money, but to peculate from it. for more
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