Appropriate and Embezzle


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Appropriate verb – To take or make use of under a guise of authority but without actual right.
Usage example: archaeologists once freely appropriated artifacts excavated at ancient African sites for their museums in Europe

Embezzle is a synonym for appropriate in steal topic. In some cases you can use "Embezzle" instead a verb "Appropriate".
Nearby Words: appropriation, appropriately, appropriateness, appropriated
Synonyms for Appropriate


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Embezzle verb – Appropriate (as property entrusted to one's care) fraudulently to one's own use.
Appropriate is a synonym for embezzle in misappropriate topic. You can use "Appropriate" instead a verb "Embezzle", if it concerns topics such as steal money.
Nearby Words: embezzlement, embezzler, embezzling
Synonyms for Embezzle
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