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Noun
A person who habitually relies on or exploits others and gives nothing in return
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“Every governmental attempt to ameliorate poverty seems to attract its own breed of parasite and leech.”
Noun
An organism that lives on or in another organism, deriving benefit from living on or in that other organism, while not contributing towards that other organism sufficiently to cover the cost to that other organism
Noun
An organism that is too small to be seen by the unaided eye, especially a single-celled organism, such as a bacterium
Noun
Someone who digs or mines for gold
Noun
A very small amount
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