pullulate :

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  • v  be teeming, be abuzz
    her mind pullulated with worries
  • v  move in large numbers
    beggars pullulated in the plaza
  • v  produce buds, branches, or germinate
  • v  become abundant; increase rapidly
  • v  breed freely and abundantly

  • Probably nothing can be done for them until they develop natural immunity and can pullulate again.
  • His images seem abstract until one sees how they pullulate with emblems of Afro-Cuban religion, amulets against the evil eye and the enemy's tongue, suns, hands, knives, genitals.
  • They pullulate as sylphs in Pope's Rape of the Lock; they appear in the verses of Drayton, Herrick, Milton, Spenser, Coleridge, Shelley and Blake.

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