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

synonyms for parasitical

  • abject
  • beggarly
  • complacent
  • compliable
  • compliant
  • cringing
  • crouching
  • deferential
  • enslaved
  • fawning
  • flattering
  • ingratiating
  • menial
  • obeisant
  • oily
  • parasitic
  • prostrate
  • respectful
  • servile
  • slavish
  • sneaking
  • sniveling
  • spineless
  • stipendiary
  • subject
  • submissive
  • subordinate
  • subservient
  • sycophantic
  • toadying
  • unctuous
  • bumming
  • leeching
  • sponging
  • bloodsucking
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antonyms for parasitical

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  • arrogant
  • assertive
  • brazen
  • confident
  • presumptuous
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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.
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        He discovered parasitical mites all over them on the outside, and the flesh contained many worms.
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        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?
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        Pseudospore is, perhaps, the most fitting name which can be applied to the so-called spores of the parasitical Coniomycetes.
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        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.
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        Real novelty of vocabulary is impossible; in the matter of language we lead a parasitical existence, and are always quoting.
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        The trunks of the trees, too, exhibit a similar parasitical vegetation.
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        WORDS RELATED TO PARASITICAL

        • leechlike
        • parasitical
        • bloodsucking
        • bumming
        • leeching
        • parasitical
        • sponging
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