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intellectual prostitute - definition and synonyms

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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    someone who has outstanding qualities of mind and heart, but unfortunately these qualities are for sale and often used for illegitimate purposes

    Undoubtedly he is a lawyer of very high calibre, but unfortunately he is no more than an intellectual prostitute.

    Submitted by Abdur Rehman Cheema from New Zealand on 03/08/2010


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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