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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Breed freely and abundantly; Become abundant; Produce buds, branches, or germinate; Move in large numbers; Be teeming, be abuzz.

Usage examples (15)
  • To remember the history of "pullulate," think chickens.
  • This may sound like odd advice, but it makes sense if you know that "pullulate" traces ultimately to the Latin noun "pullus," which means not only "sprout," but also...
  • May a corroding colony of carking cares be ever ready to pullulate afresh out of the secret springs of your anticipated comforts! and may the purgatorial pitch of the...
  • There is no fear that the professors who pullulate all over the Baltic Plain will overcome the for more
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