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par·a·sit·ic

 (păr′ə-sĭt′ĭk) also par·a·sit·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a parasite.
2. Caused by a parasite: parasitic diseases.

par′a·sit′i·cal·ly adv.
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Adv.1.parasitically - in a parasitic manner
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On your left, Hittites, Sumerians, Aztecs; to the right, Germans, who were "not mere warlike barbarians, concerned only with sordid gain, mere function without spirit:' but victims of an industrial society that depended parasitically for its extravagant standard of living on a South (oil and Turks) that it exhausted.
To some real if immeasurable degree such men, with the earth still on them, probably shared the more reputable dreams that animated those productive gambles upon which they also parasitically speculated.
And if a person chooses to live and is capable of supporting himself, he has a moral responsibility to do so; if he refuses to support himself and, instead, steals, begs, or seeks handouts, he is acting parasitically and immorally.
We make the wealth of this country and many of the people in this part of the world - London, the South - live parasitically on our efforts.
CCA WATTIS INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY ARTS * September 10-November 21 * Curated by Anthony Huberman * For his new project at CCA Wattis, Sam Lewitt will attach ten heaters designed for use in mobile-communication systems to the gallery's track lighting, parasitically siphoning electricity to generate thermal rather than luminous energy.
Dual frequency band coverage has been achieved in parasitically coupled stacked patch antenna where the feed probe is soldered to the top patch [8].
In addition the economy has become financialised, parasitically absorbing investment (128ff).
While the policy continues to parasitically guzzle taxpayers' money, authorities maintain it is not likely to be scrapped anytime soon.
It would be far better if the opencast coal industry which similarly nests parasitically in our countryside had so declined.
Here too, the male depends--symbiotically or parasitically, as it were--on female influences to bring him to life and to expression.
21) While France's slide into hunting was reprehensible, the British government had assumed, if possible, an even more degraded form of violence, parasitically stealing its prey from others.