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Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Weird Word Wednesday

verb  de·fal·cate \di-ˈfal-ˌkāt, -ˈfȯl-, dē-; ˈde-fəl-\
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Definition of defalcate
Defalcated defalcating
transitive verb
:  deduct, curtail
intransitive verb
:  to engage in embezzlement
defalcator play \-ˌkā-tər\ noun
Origin and Etymology of defalcate
Medieval Latin defalcatus, past participle of defalcare, from Latin de- + falc-, falx sickle

First Known Use: 1541

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