Malinger (vi)

Here is a context clues worksheet on the verb malinger. It is used only intransitively, which makes sense; it means “to pretend or exaggerate incapacity or illness (as to avoid duty or work).” I thought it carried a connotation–owing to the presence of the Latin root mal (i.e. bad, evil, ill, and wrong)–of hanging around with bad intent. Evidently not.

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