Synonyms for parasitical
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : par-uh-sit-ik|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˌpær əˈsɪt ɪk|
Top 10 synonyms for parasitical Other synonyms for the word parasitical
Définition of parasiticalOrigin :
- 1620s, from Latin parasiticus, from Greek parasitikos "of or pertaining to a parasite; the trade of a parasite," from parasitos (see parasite). Biological sense is from 1731. Related: Parasitical, 1570s in reference to toadies; from 1640s in the biological sense.
- As in obsequious : adj groveling, submissive
- As in bloodsucking : adj parasitic
- As in freeloading : adj parasitic
- As in parasitic : adj like a parasite
- That is intensely curious about the parasitical plant of Borneo.
- Extract from : « Hortus Inclusus » by John Ruskin
- Pope, it must be remembered, is essentially a parasitical writer.
- Extract from : « Hours in a Library, Volume I. (of III.) » by Leslie Stephen
- Scarcely is the sun risen when we are plagued by the parasitical and inquisitive mob.
- Extract from : « The Sisters, Complete » by Georg Ebers
- Are you not ashamed to crowd around a table, like parasitical dogs?
- Extract from : « The King of the Mountains » by Edmond About
- Because the mistletoe is a parasitical plant, growing upon the bark of other trees.
- Extract from : « The Reason Why » by Anonymous
- All the parasitical crustaceans are placed in this first category.
- Extract from : « Animal Parasites and Messmates » by P. J. Van Beneden
- The Mutill are parasitical on solitary bees, their larv devouring their larv.
- Extract from : « The Insect World » by Louis Figuier
- They are not the creations of a God; they are the parasitical images of type.
- Extract from : « Berenice » by E. Phillips Oppenheim
- They had it all figured out, in their own parasitical, cold-blooded way.
- Extract from : « Collectivum » by Mike Lewis
- And yet the cow-bird finds this nest and drops her parasitical egg in it.
- Extract from : « Birds and Bees, Sharp Eyes and, Other Papers » by John Burroughs
Antonyms for parasitical
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