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Verb: pullulate  'púl-yu,leyt
  1. Be teeming, be abuzz
    "her mind pullulated with worries";
    - teem, swarm
     
  2. Move in large numbers
    "beggars pullulated in the plaza";
    - pour, swarm, stream, teem
     
  3. Produce buds, branches, or germinate
    "the potatoes pullulated";
    - shoot, spud, germinate, bourgeon [archaic], burgeon forth, sprout, burgeon
     
  4. Become abundant; increase rapidly
     
  5. Breed freely and abundantly

Derived forms: pullulates, pullulating, pullulated

Type of: breed, buzz, crowd, crowd together, grow, hum, increase, multiply, seethe