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overflowed

adjective

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overflowed

verb
past tense of overflow

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1 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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2 to cover with a flood
  • the swollen river overflowed the surrounding land and washed several houses away

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3 to be copiously supplied
  • a magazine that usually overflows with home-repair tips for the do-it-yourselfer

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“Overflowed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/overflowed. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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