parasite

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Synonyms for parasite

Synonyms for parasite

one who depends on another for support without reciprocating

Synonyms for parasite

a follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host) in hope of gain or advantage

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We are looking at specific parasites of the Sitophilus weevils," Brower says.