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parasite

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Synonyms for parasite

noun something that exists by taking from or depending on another
  • barnacle
  • bloodsucker
  • bootlicker
  • deadbeat
  • dependent
  • flunky
  • freeloader
  • groupie
  • hanger-on
  • idler
  • leech
  • scrounger
  • sponge
  • stooge
  • sucker
  • sycophant
  • taker

Antonyms for parasite

  • blessing
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More words related to parasite

bloodsucker

noun. extortionist
  • extortioner
  • freeloader
  • leech
  • parasite
  • sanguisuge
  • sponge
  • tick
  • vampire

freeloader

noun. someone who takes advantage
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