malversate


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Verb1.malversate - appropriate (as property entrusted to one's care) fraudulently to one's own usemalversate - appropriate (as property entrusted to one's care) fraudulently to one's own use; "The accountant embezzled thousands of dollars while working for the wealthy family"
fiddle - commit fraud and steal from one's employer; "We found out that she had been fiddling for years"
steal - take without the owner's consent; "Someone stole my wallet on the train"; "This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation"