Parasite synonyms

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Plural form of bacterium
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A parasite that ultimately destroys its host, as any of various wasp larvae which feed progressively on the tissues of an immature stage of a host species
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An organism, especially a fungus or bacterium, that lives on and gets its nourishment from dead organisms or decaying organic material. Saprophytes recycle organic material in the soil, breaking it down into in simpler compounds that can be taken up by other organisms.
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(Botany) A plant that grows on another, using it for physical support but obtaining no nutrients from it and neither causing damage nor offering benefit; an air plant.
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(US) One who relies on another for support
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The definition of a slave is a person who is the property of another and is under the control of the master or a person who is overly influenced by something or someone else.
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A light cake, such as sponge cake.
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(UK, New Zealand, Canada, Scotland) An individual who gets merchandise from the back of supermarket premises that is past its sell-by date.
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A person who spends time in the company of another person or of a group out of admiration or for personal gain.
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One employed in gathering sponges from the sea.
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Any of a large division (Eumycota) of thallophytes, including molds, mildews, mushrooms, rusts, and smuts, that are parasites on living organisms or that feed upon dead organic material: fungi lack chlorophyll, true roots, stems, and leaves, and reproduce by means of spores: in some systems of biological classification, these organisms are placed in a separate kingdom (Fungi) and are not considered to be plants
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One who seeks to gain through the powerful and influential.
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One who drinks the blood of others, especially by sucking blood through a puncture wound; a hemovore.
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An aquatic blood-sucking annelid of class Hirudinea, especially Hirudo medicinalis.
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The state of being determined, influenced, or controlled by something else:
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Relating to or characteristic of a parasite.
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(Engineering, slang) In electrical engineering, a change made to a product on the manufacturing floor that was not part of the original product design.
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An enthusiasm or obsession:
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One who does not pay one's debts.
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Plural form of entozoon
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One who fawns; a sycophant.
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One who does menial or trivial work; a drudge.
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A person having a tendency to repeatedly ask help of others, especially if they are making little effort to help themselves. Usually used as a pejorative.
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(Software) Acronym of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server.
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Someone who takes advantage of any opportunity to advance his own situation, placing expediency above principle.
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(Biology) A discrete and complete living thing, such as animal, plant, fungus or microorganism.
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(Biol.) A plant or animal that lives on or in an organism of another species from which it derives sustenance or protection without benefit to, and usually with harmful effects on, the host
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Any of several parasitic flatworms, of the class Trematoda, that have external suckers
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A disease caused by a virus
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To live as a parasite in or on:
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A server that stores Web pages and makes them available on the World Wide Web
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Blessing is defined as God's favor, or a person's sanction or support, or something you ask God for, or something for which you are grateful.
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Find another word for parasite. In this page you can discover 36 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for parasite, like: bacteria, parasitoid, saprophyte, epiphyte, dependent, slave, sponge, freeloader, hanger-on, sponger and fungus.