leechlike


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Synonyms for leechlike

of plants or persons

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WE'RE a bit like Richard and Judy," Kerry Katona told leechlike husband Mark Croft.
ENGLAND IN 1819 An old, mad, blind, despised, and dying King; Princes, the dregs of their dull race, who flow Through public scorn,--mud from a muddy spring; Rulers who neither see nor feel nor know, But leechlike to their fainting country cling Till they drop, blind in blood, without a blow.
Lacopo has an amusing moment or two, but too often grates, playing Phil as a well-meaning dolt but also a leechlike obsessive.
As Cardiff continues its leechlike tendencies to draw the lifeblood from the rest of the country, including most of South Wales to be fair, one can't help but sympathise with calls being made for devolution to apply to all of Wales.
Haines does not bother to say where you shop to find images like those in the lines he goes on to quote: `Rulers who neither see nor feel nor know, / But leechlike to their fainting country cling .