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bloodsucker

an animal that sucks blood, esp a leech or mosquito
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But in these post-Twilight days, cinema's bloodsuckers are complex, misunderstood and (usually) sexually attractive heroes.
But the star bloodsucker has to be the mosquito itself, the most likely culprit to have actually extracted gore from all of us, at some point.
Along with "True Blood," recent TV bloodsucker sagas include "The Vampire Diaries," "Blood Ties," "Moonlight" and Britain's "Young Dracula" and "Being Human.
According to the company, the reference to the famous bloodsucker * comes from the brand's reputation as "The Beer With The Bite" because of its high hop rates.
THE VAMPIRE LESTAT Elton John and Bernie Taupin have written songs for Anne Rice's popular New Orleans bloodsucker, and Robert Jess Roth is set to direct.
Gary Oldman is superb and barely recognisable as the bloodsucker bent on avenging the death of his beloved wife, and he sets his beady eyes on Victorian London.
Television took a tentative foray with Buffy the Vampire Slayer, in which the witch Willow existed briefly in an alternate universe as a sapphic bloodsucker.
Evening's the very best time we could meet At my dear little house down on Bloodsucker Street.
The Strain" Season 3, episode 4 showed Zack being attacked by a bloodsucker after The Master's body was destroyed.
This bloodsucker bank's very name is synonymous with ruthless profiteering.
He plays Lestat, a vampire whose history is revealed by a fellow bloodsucker (Brad Pitt) during an interview with a journalist (Christian Slater).
VAN HELSING 9pm, Film4 A vampire slayer heads for Transylvania to help a gypsy princess destroy evil bloodsucker Count Dracula and bring his reign of terror to an end.