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embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
incorporate - introduce something into a larger whole; include; embody; give material form to; ADJ.
repugnance - disgust; strong dislike; loathing; ADJ. repugnant: arousing disgust; repulsive
incriminate - accuse of or implicate in a crime; serve as evidence against; cause to seem or make guilty of a crime; Ex. incriminating evidence
nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
exigency - urgent situation; ADJ. exigent
overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
efficacy - power to produce desired effect; ADJ. efficacious: effectual