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defalcations

n. (plural of defalcation English)

Usage examples of "defalcations".

There would have been silence and mystery over the whole scandal, until the defalcations could be made good, but for Whadcoat's letter to the coroner and his dying words: 'The letter.

It all worked right, and I knew that I could make my defalcations good at the bank very soon.

There would have been silence and mystery over the whole scandal, until the defalcations could be made good, but for Whadcoat's letter to the coroner and his dying words: 'The letter .

He wants to go over all the Church accounts - in case of defalcations - that was the word he used.

Larkin is likely to figure once more in the courts about some very ugly defalcations in the cash of the Penningstal Mining Company, and that this time the persecutions of that eminent Christian are likely to take a different turn, and, as Tom said, with a gloomy shrewdness, to end in 'ten years penal.

He had been empowered to bring in outside accountants for surprise audits to nip any defalcations in the bud.

I sometimes wonder, as I open my morning paper, if nothing did happen in the twenty-four hours except crimes, accidents, defalcations, deaths of unknown loafers, robberies, monstrous births,--say about the level of police-court news.