pullulate

Definitions of pullulate
1

v produce buds, branches, or germinate

Synonyms:
bourgeon, burgeon forth, germinate, shoot, sprout, spud
germinate
cause to grow or sprout
Type of:
grow
increase in size by natural process

v breed freely and abundantly

Type of:
breed, multiply
have young (animals) or reproduce (organisms)

v become abundant; increase rapidly

Type of:
increase
become bigger or greater in amount

v be teeming, be abuzz

“her mind pullulated with worries”
Synonyms:
swarm, teem
Types:
crawl
be full of
Type of:
buzz, hum, seethe
be noisy with activity

v move in large numbers

“beggars pullulated in the plaza”
Synonyms:
pour, stream, swarm, teem
Types:
pour out, spill out, spill over
be disgorged
Type of:
crowd, crowd together
to gather together in large numbers

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