overbrim

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overbrim

(ˌəʊvəˈbrɪm)
vb, -brims, -brimming or -brimmed
poetic to flow over the edges (of)
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One could have eaten a meal off the ground without overbrimming the proverbial peck of dirt.
And suddenly he recalled how they used to go to bed together as children, and how they only waited till Fyodor Bogdanitch was out of the room to fling pillows at each other and laugh, laugh irrepressibly, so that even their awe of Fyodor Bogdanitch could not check the effervescing, overbrimming sense of life and happiness.
Nonetheless, a good many Social Security supporters continue the falsehood about a trust fund overbrimming with money.
Pixie and guests were even forced to use the overbrimming toilets - and weren't able to wash their hands.
To recover what we need, he settles on the legendary Daniel Boone-(ignoring his role as land speculator): woodsman, huntsman pushing ever farther into the wilderness, "filled with the wild beauty of the New World to overbrimming," seeing "the truth of the Red-Man, not an aberrant type, treacherous and anti-white to be feared and exterminated, but as a natural expression of the place.
This surfeit places Lvov not alone--it is not a sole perfection--but among the whole, rich, overbrimming world.
The Royals' absence seemed to matter little, for, as the Guardian put it, the city's "cup of fealty was found to be overbrimming.
The overbrimming of tears from an eye can indicate either that the normal tear production is not draining down the tear ducts adequately or that an excessive amount of tear production is taking place and is overwhelming the tear duct mechanism.
The image in "To Autumn" of overbrimming cells echoes "Fill for me a brimming bowl" and seems to suggest a promise of release but, in presenting an excessive fluidity, really illustrates constant agitation with no ultimate consummation: "To set budding more, / And still more .
Its setting and period details are classic early Wallace, overbrimming with broad satire of the metaspectacular society in our near future.
Hues are overbrimming with pigment, with bold primary colors like red, yellow, and bright blue leading the way on the designer runway.