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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To be overflowing; to swarm.

Usage examples (36)
  • Does your vegetable garden teem with insects and other hungry animals?
  • The streets around the Jardin teem with restaurants and artisan shops.
  • Satyam you brought up Shakespeare; let me add Joyce: much as I love Ulysses and Leopold Bloom, the novel does not "teem".
  • The records of the Divorce Court teem with such cases. for more
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