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synonyms for swarming

  • alive
  • effective
  • operating
  • flowing
  • functioning
  • going
  • mobile
  • movable
  • operative
  • progressive
  • pushing
  • rapid
  • rolling
  • running
  • rushing
  • rustling
  • shifting
  • simmering
  • speeding
  • streaming
  • traveling
  • turning
  • walking
  • working
  • astir
  • at work
  • bustling
  • efficacious
  • exertive
  • hasty
  • impelling
  • in force
  • in play
  • in process
  • moving
  • restless
  • speedy
  • congested
  • crowded
  • filled
  • flooded
  • overcrowded
  • overflowing
  • packed
  • teeming
  • busy
  • crammed
  • full
  • humming
  • jampacked
  • mobbed
  • lively
  • multitudinous
  • populous

antonyms for swarming

MOST RELEVANT
  • fixed
  • inoperative
  • unmovable
  • abeyant
  • disinterested
  • dormant
  • idle
  • immobile
  • inactive
  • indifferent
  • inert
  • lazy
  • quiescent
  • quiet
  • sluggish
  • deserted
  • empty
  • imprecise
  • loose
  • uncrowded
  • unfilled
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      How to use swarming in a sentence

      Fancy that enormous shell dropping suddenly out of the blue on to a ship's deck swarming with troops!
      GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
      The Hotel de Ville was the appointed place of rendezvous for the swarming multitudes.
      MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
      He was soon back, and we stood by the inner fence and watched the silent lightning do its awful work upon that swarming host.
      A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
      Frightened farmers ride in from all directions with the intelligence that the country is swarming with Yankees.
      THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
      The rebels began swarming out of their works and moving forward into the woods.
      SI KLEGG, BOOK 2 (OF 6)JOHN MCELROY
      The window was smashed, and the mob was seen swarming toward it.
      FRANK MERRIWELL'S BRAVERYBURT L. STANDISH
      Like a body of ants swarming on to a victim they had come from the road to the store.
      COLONIAL BORNG. FIRTH SCOTT
      Want the whole damned town swarming over us, with torch and kris?
      CURSEDGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND
      Imagine this place swarming with the sort of folks Jake Curtis would attract.
      THE MISSING FORMULAMILDRED A. WIRT, AKA ANN WIRT
      Already it seemed the room was swarming with pressing, curious, excited native servants.
      THE TIGRESSANNE WARNER
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      WORDS RELATED TO SWARMING

      • busy
      • congested
      • crammed
      • crowded
      • filled
      • flooded
      • full
      • humming
      • jampacked
      • lively
      • mobbed
      • multitudinous
      • overcrowded
      • overflowing
      • packed
      • populous
      • swarming
      • teeming
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