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parazoan, poriferan, sponge
n. primitive multicellular marine animal whose porous body is supported by a fibrous skeletal framework; usually occurs in sessile colonies
quick study, sponge
n. someone able to acquire new knowledge and skills rapidly and easily; "she soaks up foreign languages like a sponge"
sponge
n. a porous mass of interlacing fibers that forms the internal skeleton of various marine animals and usable to absorb water or any porous rubber or cellulose product similarly used
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sponge
v. gather sponges, in the ocean
sponge
v. wipe with a sponge, so as to clean or moisten
sponge
v. soak up with a sponge
sponge
v. erase with a sponge; as of words on a blackboard
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hirudinean, bloodsucker, leech
n. carnivorous or bloodsucking aquatic or terrestrial worms typically having a sucker at each end
attender, meeter, attendee, attendant
n. a person who is present and participates in a meeting; "he was a regular attender at department meetings"; "the gathering satisfied both organizers and attendees"
supporter, help, helper, assistant
n. a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "my invaluable assistant"; "they hired additional help to finish the work"
attender, tender, attendant
n. someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
sponger
n. a workman employed to collect sponges
pensionary, hireling
n. a person who works only for money
foot soldier, underling, subsidiary, subordinate
n. an assistant subject to the authority or control of another
flunkey, flunky, lackey
n. a male servant (especially a footman)
creeper, crawler
n. a person who crawls or creeps along the ground
swob, swab
v. wash with a swab or a mop; "swab the ship's decks"
wash
v. form by erosion; "The river washed a ravine into the mountainside"
blot
v. dry (ink) with blotting paper
take up, take in, suck up, sop up, soak up, draw, imbibe, suck, absorb
v. take in, also metaphorically; "The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister's words"
strip, clean
v. remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely; "The boys cleaned the sandwich platters"; "The trees were cleaned of apples by the storm"
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leader
n. a person who rules or guides or inspires others
whipping boy, scapegoat
n. someone who is punished for the errors of others
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