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malinger

ma·lin·ger

malinger

 
 
pronunciation:
m lIng gr
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: malingered, malingering, malingers
definition: to pretend illness or injury, esp. in order to be excused from duty or work.
Do you think he's really sick or just malingering?
derivation: malingerer (n.)
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