Definition of Defalcates

1. Verb. (third-person singular of defalcate) ¹



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Definition of Defalcates

1. defalcate [v] - See also: defalcate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Defalcates

defacings
defacto
defactos
defaecation
defail
defailance
defailances
defailed
defailing
defailment
defailments
defails
defailure
defalcate
defalcated
defalcates (current term)
defalcating
defalcation
defalcations
defalcator
defalcators
defalk
defalked
defalking
defalks
defamation
defamations
defamatorily
defamatory
defame

Literary usage of Defalcates

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1. Life in a New England Town, 1787, 1788: Diary of John Quincy Adams, While a by John Quincy Adams, Charles Francis Adams (1903)
"... I am constrained to account for these distinctions in a manner which I must honestly confess defalcates considerably from the quantum of my importance. ..."

2. Central America and Its Problems: An Account of a Journey from the Rio by Frederick Palmer (1913)
"The Drago Doctrine, which Brazil enunciated at The Hague Conference, holds that a nation need not suffer military aggression simply because she defalcates ..."

3. Two Treatises of Proclus, the Platonic Successor: The Former Consisting of by Proclus (1833)
"... the baseness of itself, defalcates indeed its own energy, and causes by its own deformity the light which proceeds from it to be darkened. ..."

4. Select Cases, and Consultations, in Physick by John Woodward (1757)
"... that this Method perplexes and hinders the Powers of the Body from executing their Office, it defalcates them of Support and ..."

5. A Text-book of Gynæcological Surgery by Sir Comyns Berkeley, Victor Bonney (1913)
"It will have to be changed every time the patient passes water or defalcates, and also after each vaginal douche (if such be given) and each examination. ..."

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