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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a manner like an animal or plant that lives in or on a host (another animal or plant);

Usage examples (34)
  • Defending against claims that Google "parasitically" makes money off the backs of ...
  • Like his previous works, Esparza creates autonomous robots that survive in marginal spaces, 'parasitically' feeding off any excess energy supply that they can find.
  • They exist, parasitically, on the guilt and sorrow of the meek.
  • Sometimes a Cirro-Stratus cloud comes along and fastens itself to it parasitically. for more
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