potboil

pot·boil

 (pŏt′boil′)
intr.v. pot·boiled, pot·boil·ing, pot·boils
To produce potboilers.

[Back-formation from potboiler.]
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potboil

(ˈpɒtˌbɔɪl)
vb (intr)
to produce a book, film or other creative work solely in order to make a living
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