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teem

 
pronunciation:
tim
features:
Homophone Note
part of speech: verb
inflections: teems, teeming, teemed
definition: to be full; swarm (usually followed by "with").
The lake teems with fish.
synonyms:
swarm
similar words:
brim, bristle, burst
Homophone Note
The words teem and team (a group working together) sound alike but have different meanings.