GRE Word List

EMBEZZLEMENT

taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)

The meaning of the word embezzlement is taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care).

Random words

WordMeaning
prehensilecapable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
iridescentexhibiting rainbowlike colors; Ex. iridescent oil slick; N. iridescence
cessationstoppage
psychosomaticof the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease)
apprehendarrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension
parallelismstate of being parallel; similarity; analogy
assumptionsomething taken for granted; the taking over or taking possession of; Ex. her assumption of power; V. assume
convictionjudgment that someone is guilty of a crime; strongly held belief
consonanceharmony; agreement
perpetuatemake perpetual; make something last for a long time; preserve from extinction; N. perpetuity