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  • adv. So as to overflow; very excessively or generously.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In great abundance; exuberantly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an overflowing manner; exuberantly; in great abundance.


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overflowing +‎ -ly


  • They were so beautifully typeset, and their tone was just captivating — alternately casual and buffer-overflowingly technical.

    Copy What You Like

  • Some of the impressions you mention are of an overflowingly large family, religious pictures on the walls, and saying the rosary together on holy days.

    The Loyal Catholic

  • Street, were not quite as overflowingly high as when she had started out, they were good enough to make her smile to herself and to every one she met during the rest of the day, and to hum gay little tunes when no one was near, and altogether to feel very happy and pleased and possessed by the conviction that something delightful was about to happen.

    The Ashiel mystery A Detective Story

  • Nor has any people known to history shown a greater reverence and love for their Christian teachers, or filled the measure of a grateful return more overflowingly.

    Hawaii's Story, by Hawaii's Queen

  • In that charmed circle he was as overflowingly happy as if he had been admitted to the company of the gods.

    Mark Twain, a Biography. Complete

  • For Love itself, the benefactor of things that be, pre-existing overflowingly in the Good, did not permit itself to remain unproductive in itself, but moved itself to creation [36], as befits the overflow which is generative of all.

    Dionysius the Areopagite, Works (1897)

  • Never before had Georgina seen her so radiant, so excited, so overflowingly happy that she gave vent to her feelings as a little schoolgirl might have done.

    Georgina of the Rainbows

  • Truesdale found himself wondering whether his aunt's intense allegiance to the idea of married life was the sincere expression of a nature overflowingly affectionate, or a species of sensitive dissimulation cloaking a disappointment which, by this time, might well have come to be numbered among the bygones.

    With the Procession

  • She leaked fully, generously, overflowingly, all over -- like a basket.

    The Mirror of the Sea

  • It is overflowingly full of those sensuous images and descriptions of the

    The Religions of Japan From the Dawn of History to the Era of Méiji


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