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- v. Present participle of brim.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Full to the brim; overflowing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An English name for the gleam exhibited at night by a school of herrings.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. filled to capacity
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Down in a hollow I hear the brimming note of the white-throated sparrow, -- brimming is the only word that expresses it, -- like "a beaker full of the warm South," -- such joy, such overflowing measure of bliss!
Expression brimming with hostility, she turned from him.
RIP, a profound phrase brimming with meaning for those of us who believe
She recalled brimming with confidence after Obama's historic inaugural address.
We had asked, just like in the ad, for the pepperoni to be placed on top, but there was no "brimming" here.
Here, appropriation and manipulation is all, but I left this big and often bewildering show feeling drained of energy and enthusiasm for a future so lacking in depth and so brimming with adolescent in-jokiness.
Next came bowls brimming with very salty pumpkin soup.
It is a scene too brimming with filial trust and desire to be dismissed as cliché, which is why it is played out in myriad households around the world.
It is a scene too brimming with filial trust and desire to be dismissed as clichÃ©, which is why it is played out in myriad households around the world.
There is also the problem that Brazilian prisons are brimming with inmates serving time for trafficking because they were caught with amounts of pot above the legal limit.
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