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As Facebook teems with posts — and ads — about politics in the home stretch of this presidential election season, advertisers have begun to ask their media agencies whether they should be taking a break from the platform.

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So, to make my daily three-mile walk more interesting, I started to reimagine the world around me as a reef teeming with alien life.

Soils teeming with wriggling worms just a few weeks ago now hold far fewer.

The original zone at the posterior pole, which Blochmann had seen, teems with bacteria.

In lyrical, engaging writing, Stewart Johnson, a planetary scientist, chronicles how our perception of Mars has swung from a world teeming with life, to definitely dead and boring, and back again over and over since the invention of telescopes.

Prep school faculties teem with Wasps who majored in English or history, as brokerage houses do with Wasps who majored in finance.

If the past eight months were full of international thrills, the next ones are more likely to teem with spills.

Observe how the papers teem with the misery of the lower classes in England, yet this affects not the West India philanthropist.

Tears availing nothing, Elizabeth's quick brain began to teem with plans for John's escape.

The newspapers in most cases teem with scandals which absorb the thoughts or arouse the passions.

Shining by reflected light, its pages literally teem with interesting anecdotes of many sorts.

The volumes of the Health of Towns Report teem with instances of the mischief of insufficient ventilation.


On this page you'll find 55 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to teem, such as: brim, bustle, crawl, overflow, overrun, and swarm.

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