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swarmed

verb (1)
past tense of swarm

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to move upon or fill (something) in great numbers
  • meeting little resistance, the pirates swarmed the decks of the merchant ship

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2 to be copiously supplied
  • at this time of year that Mexican resort swarms with college students on spring break

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swarmed

verb (2)
past tense of swarm

Synonyms of swarmed (Entry 2 of 2)

to move (as up or over something) often with the help of the hands in holding or pulling
  • one of the physical challenges had competitors swarming over a pile of logs

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“Swarmed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/swarmed. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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