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bustling

adjective

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2 marked by much life, movement, or activity
  • a bustling shopping center during the Christmas season

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bustling

verb
present participle of bustle

Synonyms & Antonyms of bustling (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to be copiously supplied
  • on Saturdays the city's downtown bustles with activity as a farmers' market sets up shop

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The first known use of bustling was in 1582

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“Bustling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bustling. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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