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Five imps are turning into blood-suckers (8)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

vampires

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'blood-suckers' is the definition.
I can't tell whether this definition defines the answer.

'five imps are turning' is the wordplay.
'five' becomes 'V' (Roman numeral).
'turning' indicates anagramming the letters.
'imps'+'are'='impsare'
'impsare' anagrammed gives 'ampires'.
'v'+'ampires'='VAMPIRES'

'into' acts as a link.

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(Other definitions for vampires that I've seen before include "Night owls" , "Dracula's people" , "Blood-suckers like Dracula" .)

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