Lickspittle and Parasite


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Lickspittle noun – A person who flatters another in order to get ahead.
Usage example: a partisan news program whose host is more of a lickspittle for the White House than a serious journalist

Parasite and lickspittle are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Parasite" instead a noun "Lickspittle".
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Parasite noun – A person who is supported by or seeks support from another without making an adequate return.
Lickspittle and parasite are semantically related. You can use "Lickspittle" instead a noun "Parasite".
Nearby Words: parasitical, parasitic, parasitism
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Parasite or Lickspittle. 2016. Accessed September 20, 2021.

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