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from The Century Dictionary.

  • In the manner of a parasite.

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  • adverb In a parasitic manner.

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  • adverb in a parasitic manner

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Examples

  • *** Lower down the scale, much nineteenth-century popular history works parasitically off the backs of the major figures listed above--I say "parasitically," since there's a whole lot of plagiarism going on.

    A golden age?

  • *** Lower down the scale, much nineteenth-century popular history works parasitically off the backs of the major figures listed above--I say "parasitically," since there's a whole lot of plagiarism going on.

    The Little Professor:

  • Like his previous works, Esparza creates autonomous robots that survive in marginal spaces, 'parasitically' feeding off any excess energy supply that they can find.

    TreeHugger

  • Like his previous works, Esparza creates autonomous robots that survive in marginal spaces, 'parasitically' feeding off any excess energy supply that they can find.

    TreeHugger

  • Like his previous works, Esparza creates autonomous robots that survive in marginal spaces, 'parasitically' feeding off any excess energy supply that they can find.

    TreeHugger

  • Like his previous works, Esparza creates autonomous robots that survive in marginal spaces, 'parasitically' feeding off any excess energy supply that they can find.

    TreeHugger

  • Like his previous works, Esparza creates autonomous robots that survive in marginal spaces, 'parasitically' feeding off any excess energy supply that they can find.

    TreeHugger

  • Defending against claims that Google "parasitically" makes money off the backs of ...

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • * or who write performatively, "parasitically," or literarily, not to get all

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  • Recent innovations in the digital reproduction of visual art have confounded issues of originality, as the insidious advent of the giclée "print" has (quite intentionally) confused buyers, parasitically taking on the pricing and conventions (pencil signed, limited edition) of the original print.

    Brian D. Cohen: The One-Percenter Art World

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