teemingly, adv.teemingness, n.
/tee"ming/, adj.
1. abounding or swarming with something, as with people: We elbowed our way through the teeming station.
2. prolific or fertile.
[1525-35; TEEM1 + -ING2]
/tee"ming/, adj.
falling in torrents: a teeming rain.
[1685-95; TEEM2 + -ING2]

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