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  • If only she knew some one in this great teeming city! Cited from The Adventures of Kathlyn, by Harold MacGrath
  • They teem with fine things, but they are got-up fine things. Cited from The Note-Books of Samuel Butler, Samuel Butler #14
  • She was teeming with plans for her new kingdom, and could not keep herself out of it. Cited from Marcella, by Mrs. Humphry Ward [AKA: Mary Augusta Arnold Ward]
  • Now when she was so far away his fancy teemed with stories. Cited from The Worshipper of the Image, by Richard Le Gallienne
  • When the time came for the teeming thousands to return none came. Cited from Return of Tarzan, Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • She had faced life, lived it among the teeming elements of this vast city. Cited from Fate Knocks at the Door, by Will Levington Comfort
  • At times they are deep under water, and they form part of the teeming life of the ocean floor. Cited from On the Seashore, by R. Cadwallader Smith
  • The air was full of birds, the earth seemed teeming with life. Cited from Journeys Through Bookland V3, Charles H. Sylvester
  • The questions with which his mind was evidently teeming came out but slowly. Cited from The Testing of Diana Mallory, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • But she had thoughts on the subject, thoughts which teemed through her brain night and day. Cited from The Story of the Foss River Ranch, by Ridgwell Cullum
  • One effect was that her mind teemed with family history. Cited from Gideon's Band, by George W. Cable
  • The affair teemed with professional interest, and then he liked the man himself. Cited from Great Possessions, by Mrs. Wilfrid Ward
  • The press soon began to teem with replies written from every possible stand-point. Cited from History of Rationalism, by John F. Hurst
  • It was a far call backward over nearly five decades of his teeming life. Cited from T. De Witt Talmage, by T. De Witt Talmage and Mrs. T. De Witt Talmage
  • This great man, his brain teeming with vast designs of this high sort, came now to his end. Cited from Hellenica, by Xenophon, translation by Dakyns
  • The woods back from the river teemed with bird and animal life. Cited from The Outdoor Girls in Florida, by Laura Lee Hope
  • Here is not merely a nation but a teeming nation of nations. Cited from Prefaces and Prologues to Famous Books, by Charles W. Eliot
  • German literature during the last hundred years has teemed with works treating of this question from various points of view. Cited from The Destiny of the Soul, by William Rounseville Alger
  • The city teemed with resources for the student in arts, letters, philosophy, and science. Cited from Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence
  • In the beginning the people of earth were placed under the iron hand of death, who has claimed his teeming millions. Cited from The Revelation Explained, by F. Smith
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Root form of teeming is teem for the verb.

Meaning of teeming

  • verb Be teeming, be abuzz
    The garden was swarming with bees, The plaza is teeming with undercover policemen, her mind pullulated with worries