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as in to flood
to flow over the brim or top of while the wine steward stood there gawking at the nearby celebrity, my expensive champagne was overflowing its glass and pouring onto our table

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as in to burst
to be copiously supplied a magazine that usually overflows with home-repair tips for the do-it-yourselfer

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“Overflow.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/overflow. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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