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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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Youssef, Hyrtioerectines AC, cytotoxic alkaloids from the Red Sea sponge Hyrtios erectus.
Natural sea sponges have enzymes in them that inhibit the growth of mould, mildew and bacteria.
Ginsburg's recent exhibition at Cue (curated by Regine Basha) featured a similar installation, and the show activated the rest of the gallery by resurrecting other Sponge presentations from the past five years--a trippy mural of sea sponges from the Solvent Space show, another mural of a design created by participants in "Colablablab" ("an experiment in curricular ecology" in which Ginsburg and her students enrolled in a VCU biology lab and studied together, their experiences complemented by a book produced by the students).
Comes with two sea sponge tampons (which, when inside you, replicate your natural lady parts) with reusable cotton bag, bodacious body butter that's lube and massage oil, tea tree oil (a natural antiseptic for the sponges) and a dark chocolate bar with a love poem inside.
A BREAST cancer drug based on extracts of sea sponge could extend lives, experts said.
It is set in underwater city Bikini Bottom and follows the lives of sea sponge Spongebob and pals Squidward Tentacles, Patrick Star and pet snail Gary.
The lovable sea sponge, his best starfish buddy and all their fun friends from Bikini Bottom transports audiences to SpongeBob's underwater world.
The lovable sea sponge, his best starfish buddy and all their fun friends from Bikini Bottom are currently on tour across the UK in a live action show, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Sponge Who Could Fly
The oldest known sea sponge fossils that you can see with the naked eye are cup-shaped imprints found in 550-million-year-old rocks.
Soak and scrub with a sea sponge for 15 to 30 minutes.
After the base coat dries, a glaze of another color is dabbed on with a slightly dampened natural sea sponge, creating a mottled look.
Cassini's cameras revealed a heavily pitted object that looks more like a sea sponge than a space rock.