12/8/13

Malinger


Que: Is the word "Enigma", an enigma?


MALINGER

Pronounced:
Ma-leen-ger

Synonyms:
Shirk; loaf; dodge

Definition:
Pretending to be sick to get out of doing work.

Sentence:
I knew he would malinger because he pretended to sneeze.

Memory Trick:
Mal - linger
Mal (reminds of) mal or bad
Linger (reminds of) linger or to hang around
We pretend to be mal because we want to linger.

MAL LINGER

 
Ans: It is, if you did not know what Enigma means. An enigma is a riddle. "The pyramids are an enigma. No one knows how they were made."



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