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Brimming Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    brim n
  1. the top edge of a vessel [syn: rim, lip]
  2. a circular projection that sticks outward from the crown of a hat v
  3. be completely full; "His eyes brimmed with tears"
  4. fill as much as possible; "brim a cup to good fellowship" [also: brimming, brimmed]
Brimming Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    brimming adj : filled to capacity; "a brimful cup"; "I am brimful of chowder"; "a child brimming over with curiosity"; "eyes brimming with tears" [syn: brimful, brimfull]
Brimming Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    brimming See brim
Brimming Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Brim \Brim\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Brimmed; p. pr. & vb. n. Brimming.] To be full to the brim. ``The brimming stream.'' --Milton. To brim over (literally or figuratively), to be so full that some of the contents flows over the brim; as, a cup brimming over with wine; a man brimming over with fun.
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    * When you wish to instruct, be brief that men's minds take in quickly what you say, learn its lesson, and retain it faithfully. Every word that is unnecessary only pours over the side of a brimming mind. - Marcus Tullius Cicero

    * Till last by Philip's farm I flowTo join the brimming river,For men may come and men may go,But I go on for ever. - Alfred Lord Tennyson

    * When you wish to instruct, be brief that men's minds take in quickly what you say, learn its lesson, and retain it faithfully. Every word that is unnecessary only pours over the side of a brimming mind. - Cicero


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