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bloodsucker

Microbiology
Any haematophagous organisms, classically the medicinal leech (Hirudo medicinalis) and related species.
 
Psychology
A popular term for a person who
(1) sucks the emotional life out of others;
(2) uses others.
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Often inspect your animals for fleas and also various other bloodsuckers like ticks.
The future bloodsucker here is Prince Vlad III Tepes (Luke Evans), whose peaceful reign is threatened when a sultan demands the handover of 1000 boys, including Vlad's son, for his army.
When the species was first referenced in the late 1800s, one writer described the bloodsuckers as the "slyest, meanest and most venomous of them all.
The region's vampire superstitions inspired Bram Stoker's 1897 novel Dracula, the Twilight series, and the bloodsuckers you're sure to run into on October 31.
BADIN -- PML-N president, Mian Nawaz Sharif has said that rulers had turned into bloodsuckers, vampires, preying on hapless and suffering masses.
The Vampire Diaries (ITV2, 9pm) BLOODSUCKERS have captivated millions since Bram Stoker penned Dracula in 1897, and since then we've seen every variation under the sun, many of them on TV.
Taciturn Mister is very proactive when it comes to the bloodsuckers, not waiting for them to attack - he sets traps and relishes in collecting their fangs as trophies.
The bloodsuckers have been ganging up on city resources for several years now.
It's high time they blacklisted such companies and published a list in Indian newspapers so that people who want to come to Bahrain can avoid such bloodsuckers.
In studio flicks, independent and foreign-language films and small-screen series, there are more bloodsuckers out there today than you can shake a wooden stake at.
Saya, right, is a half-human, half-vampire who hunts down bloodsuckers and demons.
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.