The word teeming often has an icky tone: "a pond teeming with mosquitoes," "a Petri dish teeming with bacteria."
The word "teem" comes from Old English. It first meant "to give birth to."
"Give me your tired, your poor,
Explain the meaning of "teeming" without saying "abundant" or "overflowing."
Recall a crowded event you attended.
Spend 20 seconds or more on the game below. Don’t skip straight to the review—let your working memory empty out first.
1. A near opposite of TEEMING WITH is
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