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What is another word for overflowing?

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Adjective
Filled or abundant to the point of overflowing
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“Inside the cave, Bracken emptied his sack full of gold, then strolled with pride among the overflowing barrels of treasure.”
Adjective
Exceeding what is normal or necessary
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Adjective
Flowing freely as, or like, a stream
Noun
The state or fact of overflowing with liquid
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“The husbandmen of the Nile rejoice in the overflowing of the river, because the clouds furnish no moisture to the thirsty soil.”
Noun
The situation where an event is so well attended, or public transportation so full
Verb
Present participle for to flow over the sides of
“Suds overflow over the sides of the tub and decorate the lawn like miniature snowdrifts.”
Verb
Present participle for to cover completely with water
“Vulcanologists said the danger was that the increasing pressure of the rising lava would force a breach in the flanks of the mountain, not that the lava would overflow the rim of the 1.2km-wide crater.”
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Present participle for to spurt or gush through an opening
“The water was diverted to overflow through the opening in the roof and upper-sidewall of the conduit.”
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Present participle for to occupy to the point of overflow
“Let's aim to overflow the hall with people spilling out onto Starkey Street!”
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Present participle for to teem, or be overrun or overflowing with
“No matter how many sequels come out, theaters overflow with fans waiting to see how their superhero will save the day.”
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Present participle for to pour from, or as from, a container, especially by accident
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Present participle for to overwhelm or inundate with people, animals or things
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Present participle for to soak or wet thoroughly in liquid
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Present participle for to boil to such an extent as to overflow its container
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Present participle for to extend or advance gradually beyond intended limits
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