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embezzle
used in The Fountainhead

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Definition
to secretly steal money you help to manage
  • When we gaze at the magnificence of an ancient monument and ascribe its achievement to one man, we are guilty of spiritual embezzlement.
    1.6 — Part 1 Chapter 6 (10% in)
  • Two of the owners had been cleaned out in the stock market; a third got his funds attached by a lawsuit over an inheritance disputed by someone; a fourth embezzled somebody else's shares.
    2.11 — Part 2 Chapter 11 (93% in)
  • If the terminology of our criminal law could be applied to the realm of art, we would have to say that what Mr. Roark delivered constitutes the equivalent of spiritual embezzlement.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (4% in)

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