verbo[no object] (often as adjective pullulating)
- And books, everywhere, sprouting like mushrooms in a greenhouse, pullulating on shelves, in shoots that teeter at navel height like cubist stalagmites.
- The hardest, foulest, most odious fact of all that he has to acknowledge is that much of his uncle, blood-kin truly, as of his mother, and no doubt his greatly admired father as well, is pullulating in him and in all of us.
- People have had patches of their skin sterilized: cleaned of all those pullulating bacterial parasites.
- Although he never married, Hooker's flat on the Brighton sea-front pullulated with friends, widows of friends and innumerable godchildren.
- This was early Tharp, and pullulated with groundbreaking ideas.
- Lilywhite wards and the astringent smell of disinfectant had turned into a sad and pullulating slum, the saving grace being the medical orderlies who had refused to surrender.
- Oraciones de ejemplo
- A big-book writer launching himself at hard subjects like war and race and sex and ‘pullulation’ and America's remarkable decline.
- In some areas, this pullulation of alternatives has few costs.
Early 17th century: from Latin pullulat- 'sprouted', from the verb pullulare, from pullulus, diminutive of pullus 'young animal'.
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