fixer


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  • noun

Synonyms for fixer

someone who intervenes with authorities for a person in trouble (usually using underhand or illegal methods for a fee)

a chemical compound that sets or fixes something (as a dye or a photographic image)

synthetic narcotic drug similar to morphine but less habit-forming

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She says: "Now I want to help others just like Fixers helped me.
Mutschke and his team have been planning meticulously for the last two years to prevent World Cup games from becoming victim to the fixers, the report added.
Develop your design by first immersing it in the trays of weaker solution, and then in the stop bath and the fixer trays.
To tackle the issue they have joined forces with Fixers, a national charity that supports young people aged 16-25 to tackle any issue that matters to them, however they choose.
The alleged fixer, who is understood to represent the Asian gambling gang involved in the multi-billion pound industry, also claimed that dishonest players were ordered by crime gang bosses to get an early yellow card during games to prove they were in on the scam.
TV footage showed that on the first day, when two no-balls were delivered, both Amir and Asif enacted an elaborate charade after bowling the illegal deliveries at the alleged behest of the fixer.
Yesterday Lincolnshire police issued a new appeal to find the Kirkdale fixer.
MONEY MAN: The fixer for Roman Abramovich's Chelsea takeover could be part of a deal that sees investment in Cardiff City
Last month, the Record revealed how African grooms had paid thousands to Scottish fixer Janet Cathie to set up sham weddings.
THE STORY: Michael Clayton (Clooney) is a fixer for a large New York corporate law firm, great at handling the dirty work but also tied to the company due to his debts.
Though he enters Fox River Penitentiary with plenty of smarts and good intentions, of course, this will entail Michael befriending a lot of people he ordinarily would have wisely avoided, in or out of prison - crazed mob fixer Abruzzi (Peter Stormare), as just one example.
New York playwright and novelist Han Ong put himself on the map in 2001 with the celebrated Fixer Chao, the delicious tale of a street hustler hired by a journalist to pose as a feng shui master, the better to exploit clueless New York high society.
Fixer of the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore cautions that LBV 1806-20 could turn out to be two or three closely orbiting stars masquerading as a single bright body.
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Not only does she have a wealth of experience when it comes to customer service, she also knows the very particular pressures that come from working with your nearest and dearest, and all that will be put to good use this week when she tackles her latest challenge in Alex Polizzi: The Fixer.