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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To live on or in another (the host) in order to obtain nourishment or other benefit.

Usage examples (33)
  • Agree wholeheartedly wih your solution, but the word parasitize?
  • There was no Khatovaran source of magical power she could parasitize.
  • They often parasitize 20 - 50% of a population of adult aquatic insects.
  • Tiny, colorless, threadlike roundworms that live in the soil and parasitize plant roots. for more
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