'Teem' — Video Word of the Day 2/12/2019

Learn the meaning and history of 'teem' in our new video series with TIME


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Our Word of the Day for February 12, 2019 is teem, a verb meaning "to become filled to overflowing."

Presented as part of the Merriam-Webster and TIME Word of the Day partnership!

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