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bristling

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

as in seething, smoldering

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bristling

verb
present participle of bristle

Synonyms & Antonyms of bristling (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to be copiously supplied
  • a recent college grad thrilled to be starting a new life in a city bristling with possibilities

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“Bristling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bristling. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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