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See definition of parasitical on Dictionary.com
  • as inbloodsucking
  • as infreeloading
  • as inobsequious
  • as inparasitic

synonyms for parasitical

  • leechlike
  • bumming
  • leeching
  • sponging
  • bloodsucking
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How to use parasitical in a sentence

He was one of those rare eastern potentates who wasn't hampered by parasitical relatives.
THE ADVENTURES OF KATHLYNHAROLD MACGRATH
These parasitical worms are about an inch and a half long and taper to a point at each end.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
He discovered parasitical mites all over them on the outside, and the flesh contained many worms.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
The solid balls of these cannon formed pyramids, and parasitical vegetation had crept in between these iron spheres.
THE ENEMIES OF WOMENVICENTE BLASCO IBEZ
All the parasitical crustaceans are placed in this first category.
ANIMAL PARASITES AND MESSMATESP. J. VAN BENEDEN
Why, therefore, ignore economic foundations and waste effort remodeling the parasitical superstructure?
VIOLENCE AND THE LABOR MOVEMENTROBERT HUNTER
Pseudospore is, perhaps, the most fitting name which can be applied to the so-called spores of the parasitical Coniomycetes.
FUNGI: THEIR NATURE AND USESMORDECAI CUBITT COOKE
If I were to marry you now I should feel a dependent being all my life—a sort of parasitical creature without blood or muscle.
ANNA THE ADVENTURESSE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
Real novelty of vocabulary is impossible; in the matter of language we lead a parasitical existence, and are always quoting.
STYLEWALTER RALEIGH
The trunks of the trees, too, exhibit a similar parasitical vegetation.
PASSAGES FROM THE ENGLISH NOTEBOOKS, VOLUME 1NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PARASITICAL

  • leechlike
  • parasitical
  • bloodsucking
  • bumming
  • leeching
  • parasitical
  • sponging
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.