malinger


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malinger

[mə′liŋ·gər]
(medicine)
To pretend or exaggerate illness in order to avoid responsibilities.
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Potential to malinger should not be confused with malingering behavior.
This footage will see Bridges and Malinger bring to life the Grandfather and Peter characters they've also voiced in animation, while Kirstie Alley will open and close the entire production on camera, as well as providing the narration for the animated tale itself.
Malinger, who's featured on the WB's ``Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher,'' says ``Little Witches'' is a vehicle that was written specifically for him.
The story is about three suburban youngsters - Ross Malinger and his real-life brother and sister, also actors - who receive the witchy powers of their 100-year-old great-grandmother, to be played by O'Brien, he said.
Empowering" aides to work overtime is not the solution; using the disciplinary process effectively to get rid of malingers is.
shadows posted as lookouts & lieutenants of the plot, they were only malingers