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peculate (verb), peculates; peculated; peculating
To steal or to take assets dishonestly; especially, to embezzle public funds, or property entrusted to one's care: The president of the country was peculating several million dollars from the country's treasury so he could have a very fancy house to live in and even to have his own private zoo.
To steal or to misappropriate money.
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To take money dishonestly, to embezzle; especially, property or public funds that are entrusted to a person's care. (1)