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shirk

Islam
a. the fundamental sin of regarding anything as equal to Allah
b. any belief that is considered to be in opposition to Allah and Islam
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Her daughter Christobel was more controversial, attacking "the male slackers and shirkers in the munitions".
To combat these accusations, many rejected volunteers sought to differentiate themselves from shirkers by stressing that they had attempted to serve their country.
The idea of Make in India is different for the Congress from what is being sold by the Narendra Modi government," he said while adding that for the prime minister, the Indian worker is dishonest and a shirker.
Addressing the meeting of the District Education Review Committee, he said that due to leniency being shown by some officers towards the work shirkers and absentees, the desired results were not being achieved.
I was one of them, denied going into the services and at times we were called shirkers, cowards and even worse.
Instead, we get fed a daily diet of shameless shirkers, churning out dozens of sprogs and living a life of widescreen TVs, fags and booze, courtesy of Mr Hardworking Taxpayer.
It is too easy for some to conclude that there are people about who are lazy and natural shirkers.
You people have to stop labelling us as scum, junkies or job shirkers.
Aren't they all from the same party whose policies and rhetoric effectively divvied up the electorate into shirkers and strivers when they first came to power?
Male shirkers were more prone to anxiety and heart palpitations and were less likely to be able to concentrate than men who split the housework down the middle with their partners, the study found.
The feminization of shirkers and conscientious objectors in public discourse helped to masculinize male war workers and farmers.