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malinger

verb

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to pretend to be sick or injured in order to avoid doing work
  • Because of his frequent absences, his boss suspected he was malingering.

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“Malinger.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/malinger. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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