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So for the 12 years he spent at Aldgate, Chaucer was mostly alone, with a teeming urban scene literally beneath his feet.

Ebola causes the body to excrete fluids that are teeming with the virus.

Today Skid Row resembles a Third World tent city teeming with sleeping bags, shopping carts, and people with nowhere else to go.

Remember those quaint ethnic communities, once teeming with stickball games and eggplant-shaped old women wielding rolling pins?

A new study claims breast milk ordered online is teeming with bacteria.

His banks were teeming with happy dusky figures and the smiling irrigated land was bright with fertility.

This may be so in England, with its teeming population and its almost illimitable industrial resources.

The morning after your performance your breakfast-table is covered with newspapers teeming with laudatory criticisms.

In whatever way I began, it always ended in a letter teeming with affection and with grief.

God delivers into your hands that teeming soil, its palaces, its beautiful women, its treasures.


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On this page you'll find 74 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to teeming, such as: brimming, filled, overflowing, packed, swarming, and bristling.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.