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parasites

noun
plural of parasite

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a person who is supported by or seeks support from another without making an adequate return
  • a parasite who lived in the family's basement and refused to get a job or pay rent

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“Parasites.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/parasites. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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