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Synonyms for bloodsucking

of or characteristic of a parasite

Synonyms for bloodsucking

drawing blood from the body of another

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of plants or persons

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Currently, several methods of regulating the number of bloodsucking Diptera are known, but the most appropriate in terms of "efficiency and environmental safety" is a biological one.
BEIRUT: Anyone who has seen Jim Jarmusch's wry vampire comedy "Only Lovers Left Alive" will recall the scene close to the end of the movie, in which the immortal, bloodsucking lovers Adam (Tom Hiddleston) and Eve (Tilda Swinton) cease wandering the narrow alleyways of Tangier to marvel at a throaty, hypnotic performance of the love song "Hal," by Lebanese singer-songwriter Yasmine Hamdan.
"From there it wasn't such a massive conceptual leap to having a bloodsucking guitar instead.
During the 2011 field season, a number of bloodsucking species of black flies were discovered for the first time on the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, suggesting that they immigrated recently from the mainland.
No group and no one has yet taken the responsibility for today's murder, however, such attacks are usually related to the terrorist groups such as Lashkar e Jhangvi, Sepah e Sahaba and the Taliban in Quetta who are all famous for bloodsucking of the Hazaras.
This season, Universal Pest Solutions offers a natural repellent for outdoor areas that is designed to keep bloodsucking bugs from ruining backyard bliss--the Terminix AllClear Mosquito Mister Lantern with Naturals.
Asked for a synopsis, she offered: "It's generally about bloodsucking."
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The late night C4 bloodsucking romp sees Joe Manganiello stride into the third episode of series three as werewolf Alcide Herveaux.
London, July 13 (ANI): Smelly socks can lure four times as many malaria-spreading mosquitoes than are drawn to people into a trap, that can then kill the bloodsucking creatures with a lethal dose of insecticide, scientists in Tanzania have found.
Also recommended in this outstanding series are the following titles: "Ferocious Giants," by McCall and Regan (ISBN 9781433950001, $31.95), "Movie Monsters" by McCall and McNab (ISBN 9781433950063, $31.95), "Half Man, Half Monster" by McCall and Regan (ISBN 9781433950032, $31.95), "Classical Myths" by McCall and Regan (ISBN 9781433949944, $31.95), "Bloodsucking Beasts" by Regan (ISBN 9781433949913, $31.95), and "Ancient Legends" by McCall and Regan (ISBN 9781433949883, $31.95).
Famously told Terry Wogan he was Son of God and claimed Family were really giant, bloodsucking alien lizards.
The bloodsucking parasites, which are about one-eighth- to one-quarter-inch long, were thought to have been wiped out years ago by powerful pesticides, but they've come back with a vengeance, infecting many urban and rural areas alike.
New York City has been the epicenter of a recent explosion of these bloodsucking insects.