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Synonyms for sponge

sponge off someone

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Synonyms for sponge

one who depends on another for support without reciprocating

to take advantage of the generosity of others

Synonyms for sponge

a porous mass of interlacing fibers that forms the internal skeleton of various marine animals and usable to absorb water or any porous rubber or cellulose product similarly used

someone able to acquire new knowledge and skills rapidly and easily

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

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primitive multicellular marine animal whose porous body is supported by a fibrous skeletal framework

wipe with a sponge, so as to clean or moisten

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ask for and get free

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erase with a sponge

soak up with a sponge

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gather sponges, in the ocean

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The sponge has taken a different form where some handmade factories cut it into two and sew it with a soft piece of fabric," Sousi explained.
Baker's Selection Cookie and Cream Sponge Pudding (400g), Asda, PS2.
Our goal was to create the world's greatest sponge without any gimmicks," said Jim Kordenbrock, chief executive officer of Pura Naturals LLC.
When the cakes are cool, spread the jam on one of the sponge cakes (if using) and spread half of the whipped cream on top.
Due to popular demand, Qosmedix has also launched a third Oblong Blending Sponge in red (Nit #20214).
Hatching of freshwater sponge gemmules after low temperature exposure: Ephydatia mulleri (Porifera: Spongillidae).
Use the microwave or dishwasher technique every other day (before microwaving, wet the sponge to decrease the risk of fire).
Some scientists have suggested that comb jellies, not sponges, were the first multicellular animals (SN: 4/5/08, p.
You can see that the water coming out of the bottom of my sponge is clean," he said.
If left inside, the sponge usually has to be removed with another surgery.
On this occasion, the sponge was found after Golden Velvet's groom reported a strong odour coming from the five-year-old.
Then they treated each sponge in one of five ways: 1) soaked it for 3 minutes in a 10 percent chlorine bleach solution, 2) soaked it in lemon juice or deionized water for 1 minute, 3) heated it in a microwave for 1 minute, 4) placed it in a dishwasher operating with a drying cycle, or 5) left it untreated.
A VERY light and moist sponge with a lovely creamy filling.
The string on the tonsil sponge is threaded through the straw, pulled tight, and taped around the shaft at the spoon end (figure).
In the Middle Ages, the soporific sponge became popular.