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bloodsucker

1. Someone who preys (monetarily) upon a person or people through deceitful means, as through extortion or by means of a con. That insurance salesmen ended up being a total bloodsucker. He signed me up for coverage that I can't use, and it has cost me a fortune!
2. One who depends upon the generosity or resources of another person in a parasitic manner. Your friend seems like a bit of a bloodsucker. He kept asking everyone to pay for his drinks all night long.
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I think it's all being embraced, with `Battlestar Galactica' being a critical hit and `Iron Man' being a huge mainstream hit," said Meredith Woerner, whose book "Vampire Taxonomy: Identifying and Interacting With the Modern-day Bloodsucker" hits stores in early November.
Gus tells the person in charge that most people aren't ready to kill the bloodsuckers since they are untrained.
The future bloodsucker here is Prince Vlad III Tepes (Luke Evans), whose peaceful reign in 15th-century Transylvania is threatened when an Ottoman sultan (Dominic Cooper) demands the handover of 1,000 boys, to join his army.
Still, the chronicles about these bloodsuckers makes for great TV and every new episode has fans rejoicing.
Trouble-rousing bloodsuckers stroll into town and are unimpressed that Edward is involved with a human, and Bella finds her life is in danger.
wDAYBREAKERS (18) is yet another vampire film, though the clever difference is that most of the population are bloodsuckers. Their food source (humans) is running out, so Sam Neill sets scientist Ethan Hawke the task of discovering a blood substitute.
As Viktor (Bill Nighy) continues to rule the bloodsuckers with an iron fist, an enslaved Lycan called Lucian (Sheen) rises up the ranks within the vampire stronghold..
From "Bram Stoker's Dracula" to "Interview With the Vampire," movie auds have turned bloodsuckers into stars.
Researcher James Logan says it's because the person stinks--at least to the bloodsuckers.
The museum is devoted entirely to tapeworms, bloodsuckers, and other organisms that feed off their hosts.
Just when they identify a new, potentially lethal organism that those bloodsuckers spread, a new one crops up.
The rest of the bloodsuckers just claim to be doing their jobs and blame the Clintons themselves for the holes in their throats.
As he rises to take his place in the White House during the Civil War, he discovers the bloodsuckers are the real power behind the Confederacy.
BYZANTIUM BYZANTIUM Film4 9PM In a twisted Britcentric spin on the vampire genre, Gemma Arterton and Saoirse Ronan play two bloodsuckers who take up residence in a seaside town.
BLADE II (Five, Thur, 9pm) WESLEY Snipes returns as the half-vampire swordsman and this time he has to team up with his lifelong foes if he hopes to stand a chance of defeating a mutant strain of the bloodsuckers.