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verb as in drain, empty

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They are notorious for ending up in waterways and other ecosystems, where they contaminate habitats, leach chemicals and become part of the food chain.

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There’s another Britney on my mind today, too, one that is alive, one that can be saved from the leaches that are controlling and trafficking her.

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Rising sea levels have elevated the water table in coastal areas, shrinking the depth of leach fields and increasing contamination.

Professor Penelope Leach told The Daily Beast it was ludicrous to monitor young children in that way.

The compilation also brought the Nazi-riffic Apt Pupil and leach-tastic The Body (aka Stand By Me) to the silver screen.

Leach ran an ad teasing Margolies about her Clinton connection, dismissing the first family of Democratic politics as old news.

Leach was active in several moderate groups during his 30 years in the House, losing his bid for reelection in 2006.

For Jeff Leach, the man behind it, the restaurant was an experiment.

Among the former were a species of phyllosoma, and the Alima hyalina of Leach.

As Donovan described and figured this insect many years before Dr. Leach, his name has the right of priority.

Mr. Leach, of Michigan, stated that he had paired with Mr. English, or he would have voted in the negative.

In Calepteryx Virgo Leach, the former are of a lovely silky blue, and the latter green.

A Y-shaped partition that divides the head internally in Locusta Leach, into two chambers, an anterior and posterior.


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On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to leach, such as: extract, filter, filtrate, percolate, seep, and strain.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.