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malingerer

[ muh-ling-ger-er ]
/ məˈlɪŋ gər ər /
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noun
a person who pretends to be sick, especially in order to avoid work or shirk responsibilities: Don’t reinforce the misguided perception that injured workers are just malingerers looking for a "paid vacation."
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