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litigant

Cynical Definitions

n. A person about to give up his skin for the hope of retaining his bones.

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n. A person who fails to realize that the only party who makes money through litigation is the lawyer.

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Cynical Quotations

The plaintiff and the defendant in an action of law are like two men ducking their heads in a bucket, and daring each other to remain longest under water.

— Samuel Johnson

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