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teeming1

[tee-ming] /ˈti mɪŋ/
adjective
1.
abounding or swarming with something, as with people:
We elbowed our way through the teeming station.
2.
prolific or fertile.
Origin
1525-1535
1525-35; teem1 + -ing2
Related forms
teemingly, adverb
teemingness, noun
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Word Origin and History for teemingly

teeming

adj.

"swarming," 1715, present participle adjective from teem (v.1).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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