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brimming

adjective

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containing or seeming to contain the greatest quantity or number possible
  • bins brimming with coffee beans from a wide array of tropical localities

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brimming

verb
present participle of brim

Synonyms & Antonyms of brimming (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to be copiously supplied
  • a secondhand bookstore that was brimming with bargains

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2 to put into (something) as much as can be held or contained
  • he brimmed the glass with milk, and now I'm sure to spill it

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“Brimming.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/brimming. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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