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an opportunist who profits from the misfortunes of others

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Eventually, truth will become the gold standard of excellence in our industry, and the bottom feeders will simply fade away.
Rutland wrote: "Looking at the style of 'writing' it looks like the work of those bottom feeders that can barely string two words together and every locality seems to have a few.
In female-run macaque societies, big shots' daughters are guaranteed privileged lives while daughters of bottom feeders eke out a miserable existence.
Three of the bottom four - Moseley, Scottish and Plymouth - have four wins, while bottom feeders Esher have none, although they do have the confidence of an unlikely draw at Old Deer Park on Boxing Day.
Hagfish represent an ancient and unique evolutionary lineage; as bottom feeders they play an important role by cleaning the ocean floor and recycling nutrients into the food web which maintains the overall health of the ecosystems they inhabit.
If you don't, then perhaps you're best left in blissful ignorance, because here reside (crowding out the few 'normals' that swim among them) the true bottom feeders of our society.
1%, respectively as relative underperformance attracted bottom feeders.
But quaggas will have done that job before the 20-pound bottom feeders can even get a toehold, he said.
The worst affected were the bottom feeders that lived at deeper levels.
The bottom feeders made bids, but they never got any place," said Koch.
The result of all this is that the auction room is now perceived less as a room full of bottom feeders or dregs of the market going cheap, but rather, characterised by the likes of repossessed commercial property in very good condition.
The result of all of this is that the auction room is now perceived less as a room full of bottom feeders or dregs of the market going cheap, but rather characterised by the likes of repossessed property in very good condition.
In Springfield's case, gentrification would chase away some bottom feeders who wouldn't be missed.
There's a lot of bottom feeders in this business, but I never felt that way about Jim,'' Zinn said.