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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

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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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After a process of trial and error, the two co-developers created the product with only half the calories of a regular sponge cake, by mixing powdered konjak, or devil's tongue, which has almost no calories, with powdered Euglena and green tea.
Dawn's Disney branded sponge cakes come in a box of six, are individually wrapped and have a suggested retail price range of $1.
The P'tit Patissier range of colouring and animal fat-free mini sponges consists of chocolate and vanilla Domino Cakes; similar individual Black & White Cakes; chocolate Mini Muffins; Maderia Loaves and Carres Legers sponge cakes.
But in the 1960s, housewives were filling their baskets with fatty butter, sponge cakes and high-fat milk.
Shinko has also introduced a two-channel temperature control for ovens used in making cookies, sponge cakes and the like.
BUTTERFLY CAKES INDIVIDUAL little sponge cakes for children to make for Mother's Day.
For those who didn't catch the programme, Stacie sandwiched two entire sponge cakes together, resulting in a mighty mouthful for one dessert offering.
Indulge in a sweet treat or two this Easter with our pick of the tastiest sponge cakes.
A tearful Ms Toss - who, as a result of the scandal, is losing contracts at a faster rate than Harland and Wolf - has confessed that she started off on light sponge cakes before hitting the harder stuff like Battenburg and eventually ending up eating an entire Madeira every day.
The company said the product can be used for cream teas, on toast for breakfast, or for baking tarts or sponge cakes.
Some of the other products to be shown will include the following: olive oils from Spain and Greece; a range of San Pellegrino sparkling waters; durum pastas from Italian manufacturers Montegrappa and Rummo; and a range of sponge cakes under the Petit Patissier brand from Panrico, a Spanish cake manufacturer.