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Synonyms for peculator

someone who violates a trust by taking (money) for his own use

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And in this town, one will find] adventurers, speculators, and peculators, bespattered men and dowdy women [whose past you do not worry about greatly because you] take them as you find them.
As a general rule of thumb, household coffee makers, depression equipment, peculators and espresso/Turkish coffee require average; finely ground; special ground; ultra-fine ground coffees, in that order.
Having perforce to build men of willow into a social fabric that calls for oak, we see on all hands monstrous treacheries--adulterators, peculators, boodlers, grafters, violating the trust others have placed in them.