GRE Word List

PARASITE

an organism living in, on, or with another organism in order to obtain nutrients, grow, or multiply often in a state that directly or indirectly harms the host (see host

The meaning of the word parasite is an organism living in, on, or with another organism in order to obtain nutrients, grow, or multiply often in a state that directly or indirectly harms the host (see host.

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verisimilarhaving the appearance of truth : probable
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congruencethe quality or state of agreeing, coinciding, or being congruent
torpora state of mental and motor inactivity with partial or total insensibility
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obsoleteno longer in use or no longer useful