Hello dear readers. I’ve recently come across another new word, DEFALCATION, and I’m going to share it with you.
This is what public officials, treasurers, and mutual fund managers sometimes fall into, or are accused of. The primary meaning is to misappropriate or divert funds, especially public money, to embezzle. According to Merriam-Webster, another meaning is to fail to meet a promise or an expectation.
I’ve demonstrated its use in these two senryu:
that trickle to the slush fund
those expense account holes
auditors look through