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teem
used in Great Expectations

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Definition
to have a large number of things — especially things that are moving
  • When I had lain awake a little while, those extraordinary voices with which silence teems began to make themselves audible.
    Chapter 45 (13% in)
  • Then there came, one night which appeared of great duration, and which teemed with anxiety and horror; and when in the morning I tried to sit up in my bed and think of it, I found I could not do so.
    Chapter 57 (4% in)

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