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overflowing

verb , present participle 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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