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To engage in malingering.
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To pretend to be ill or disabled, or to feign slow recuperation from an illness or other disabling condition, to arouse sympathy, avoid work or other responsibilities, or continue to receive medical care, medical benefits, or other forms of attention or compensation.
[Fr. malingre, fr. mal-, bad, + Old. Fr. haingre, heingre, thin, haggard]
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malinger(ma-ling'er) [Fr. malingre, weak, sickly]
To feign illness, usually to arouse sympathy, to escape work, or to continue to receive compensation.See: factitious disorder; Munchausen syndrome
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