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 for hacker
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  hacker
      n 1: someone who plays golf poorly
      2: a programmer who breaks into computer systems in order to
         steal or change or destroy information as a form of cyber-
         terrorism [syn: hacker, cyber-terrorist, cyberpunk]
      3: a programmer for whom computing is its own reward; may enjoy
         the challenge of breaking into other computers but does no
         harm; "true hackers subscribe to a code of ethics and look
         down upon crackers"
      4: one who works hard at boring tasks [syn: hack, drudge,
         hacker]

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