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scavenger

(skăv′ən-jər)
n.
1. An animal, such as a vulture or housefly, that feeds on dead or decaying matter.
2. Chemistry A substance added to a mixture to remove or inactivate impurities.

scavenger

any organism that feeds on carrion, refuse or material left unconsumed by other organisms. See also SAPROBIONT.
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This trash attracts scavengers, animals that eat decaying material.
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He trained the liberated scavengers into professions like papad-making, handicraft, leadership role, beauticians etc.
While their parents were in the auditorium, the students went to the gym and were introduced to some of their freshmen teachers present that night and participated in a scavenger hunt to learn about the high school building and staff.
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A male scavenger believed to be suffering from mental illness died after he was hit by a southbound Metro Rail Transit (MRT) train near the Magallanes station in Makati City Subday morning, police said.