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- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of parasitise.
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Vampires represent the fear of a shadowy cabal which parasitises and enervates the common man.
At least it parasitises the introduced House Crow, so it's not a total loss.
The mix, tailored for the acid sandy loam, sports purple knapweed, mallow, flax and ox-eye daisy, with yellow rattle, a plant that parasitises grass, included to weaken invading grasses.
Edward Jenner is known as the father of vaccination but his election to the Royal Society came after his detailed observation of how baby cuckoos manage to eject the eggs and chicks of the host species it parasitises.