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    1. 'Oops,' she wiped up the overflow, 'Sorry, it's been a long day

    2. The overflow was channelled to a

    3. Myram Grinly was a man filled, to overflow, with

    4. And if we take her overflow, she can keep the five and we still end up with twenty-five dollars per week, or four dollars daily booking

    5. Belle had spent the morning assembling trays of assorted flowers from beside the meandering overflow that emptied the pond when heavy rains filled it past its rim

    6. Carol dams the flood of words threatening to overflow her defensive walls

    7. with grain; the vats will overflow with

    8. Ava was able to successfully launch a program to build another small fabricator for backup and overflow

    9. Whatever, therefore, is poured into it beyond this sum, cannot run into it, but must overflow

    10. Eight hundred thousand pounds, therefore, must overflow, that sum being over and above what can be employed in the circulation of the country

    11. overflow with a feeling of joy

    12. The women were sleeping three to a bed in every room, and the barns and stables will barely house the overflow of men and children

    13. It connects to the overflow of the reservoir and carries the waste materials down into the river further down

    14. My tears began to overflow; the one thing on this earth that made me truly happy would be taken away from me

    15. Thus says The Lord: Streams of water flow down from the mountains, springs of water burst forth from the rocks, rivers of water overflow their banks

    16. Beloved, bring your hearts forward! Open up the gates! And see if that, which I have poured out, doesn’t rush in and overflow your houses, with you not having room enough to receive it! Cast off these bags of deceitful weights! And come and fly with Me, under the freedom of My healing wings, says The Lord

    17. Behold, the vats overflow!

    18. close pump switch on time, Water gets overflow and cre-

    19. Filling unevenly, the overflow from one would have torn through the narrow bridges of land that separated these huge cisterns, in the process, forming what is now known as the Great Lakes

    20. Barbara half chokes on her drink, wiping the overflow from her chin, "Come over

    21. maternal instinct caused her breasts to overflow with milk as if she

    22. So much has been made out of so little, that the little has almost disappeared into the miasma of the great overflow of your detail

    23. 15 Let not the floodwaters overflow me, neither let the deep swallow me up, and let not the pit shut her mouth on me

    24. shall overflow and go over, he shall reach even to the neck; and the stretching out of his wings shall fill the breadth of your land, O

    25. See, waters rise up out of the north, and shall be an overflowing flood, and shall overflow the land, and all that is in it; the city, and

    26. 24 And the floors shall be full of wheat, and the vats shall overflow with wine and oil

    27. pretext to go to war—a war that made the elite’s pockets overflow with coin

    28. I turned around suddenly, probing the pitch blackness that engulfed me when I saw his eyes, and mine welled with tears of blood threatening to overflow

    29. magnificent beaches of turquoise waters that overflow in bright and exciting subterranean life, and refold on the white sand of the shore under the intense reflected light of the warm Caribbean sun

    30. It is a city of gardens that overflow with narcissus, lilacs and tulips of all colors of any imaginable shade

    31. steaming water hit the overflow sensor, the water cut off

    32. 4 And what he did to the army of Egypt, to their horses, and to their chariots; how he made the water of the Red sea to overflow them as they pursued after you, and how the Lord has destroyed them to this day;

    33. If the vanity basin has an overflow you either

    34. or a plug and waste with overflow holes in it

    35. “Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings,” said William Wordsworth, and “it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility

    36. Despite the loss of the vast majority of our national business (when buys were made in Scranton, they used to overflow into our New York markets), operating profit in 1985 increased from $587,000, as I said, (when we had the billing from Scranton) to $603,000

    37. The colonel had to throw away the stinking shorts, pants, shoes, and socks caught in the upwelling overflow

    38. 7 And you shall declare to that they prepare for me groundsoil and water for I will go out in my anger against them and will cover the whole face of the Earth with the feet of my army and I will give them for a spoil to them: 8 So that their killed shall fill their valleys and brooks and the river shall be filled with their dead till it overflow: 9 And I will lead them captives to the utmost parts of all the Earth

    39. building of new granaries in time for the harvest, which will overflow present capacity

    40. have an overflow of life to minister to others

    41. Then you can minister out of that overflow of life, rather than

    42. receive the Spirit; then you minister out of the overflow of the

    43. you can minister to others, with the overflow of what you have

    44. overflow of the Holy Spirit

    45. and you will receive the overflow of God's grace and

    46. The refugees with horses had been advised to keep on going down to the south rather than stay at Tagel, as the town had quickly began to overflow

    47. God loves a thankful heart because it reflects His heart! The more thankful we are, the more the attribute of thankfulness will overflow in and through our lives

    48. According to the full of crap Gravitt ―We do not house mentally ill prisoners on this floor and 56A and B are not used as overflow housing for 55

    49. stunned by the information overflow but got accustomed to it when motivated once

    50. The magician looked at me with fury and I could see how largely he contained the overflow of his rage, then he spoke:

    1. Suddenly the king yelled out as the wine overflowed from

    2. His treasuries overflowed and

    3. up cigarette butts that had overflowed from his ashtray onto the floor

    4. stadium was filled, and the crowd overflowed down the fences of both foul lines

    5. Her detailed diagnostic recording buffers had overflowed

    6. On the banks of this brook I found many pleasant savannahs or meadows, plain, smooth, and covered with grass; and on the rising parts of them, next to the higher grounds, where the water, as might be supposed, never overflowed, I found a great deal of tobacco, green, and growing to a great and very strong stalk

    7. After ages of rulers, the series of halls had long since overflowed, forcing the dwarves to spread their tomb throughout the bowels of the Gorian

    8. For this they willingly are ignorant of, that by the word of God the heavens were of old, and the earth standing out of the water and in the water: Whereby the world that then was, being overflowed with water, perished: But the heavens and the earth, which are now, by the same word are kept in store, reserved unto fire against the day of judgment and perdition of ungodly men

    9. Hereby they knowingly subject themselves to a false doctrine, instead of that which is true: For this they willingly are ignorant of, that by the word of God the heavens were of old, and the earth standing out of the water and in the water: Whereby the world that then was, being overflowed with water, perished

    10. Some judgment of my subconscious, no logic, benevolence spilling from me as it overflowed my spirit

    11. Not a moment after the Swede went below, Nicole quickly turned her head and shot Ethan a look that overflowed with a raging intention for murder

    12. Every heart overflowed with the Light’s manifestation of itself and everywhere was heard laughter and song when no one could carry being so overwhelmed in silence

    13. 20 look, he struck the rock, that the waters gushed out, and the streams overflowed; can he give bread alsoe can he provide flesh for

    14. So Lord, help me not to gripe about the tough rows that I've hoed, I'm drinking from my saucer 'cause my cup has overflowed

    15. then some, overflowed into the finished, carpeted basement leaving 3”

    16. Love filled his heart and his joy overflowed

    17. “They have taken my Moshe away!” She wailed as tears overflowed those dark, almond eyes, coursing down her dimpled cheeks, only to stream from her quivering chin

    18. place overflowed with love, and was shared by everyone

    19. By the time that the first rays of the predawn sun had reached up into the morning sky, the swarming mass of humanity had poured itself out over the lowland in a wide stream that overflowed both sides of the stone causeway

    20. At first it glided over water which it overflowed with only a ripple at its base to indicate where the two met

    21. “They have taken my Moshe away!” She wailed as tears overflowed those dark, almond eyes,

    22. Every man who comes to me and hears my sayings and does them I will show you to what he is like: he is like the wise man which built a house and digged and went deep and laid the foundations on a rock and the rain came down and the rivers overflowed and the winds blew and shook that house and it fell not for its foundation was laid on rocks; And everyone who hears these my words and does them not is like 48 the foolish man which built his house on sand without foundation and the rain descended and the rivers overflowed and the winds blew and hit on that house and it fell and the fall of it was great

    23. The tears that Moshe felt overflowed Leah's eyes for the one she had

    24. mass of humanity had poured itself out over the lowland in a wide stream that overflowed both

    25. At first it glided over water which it overflowed with only

    26. Spirit, filled their hearts and overflowed in praise to God

    27. Sergeant McKinistry was filled with gladness, and joy overflowed his heart

    28. Its dark, mahogany shelves overflowed with books and papers

    29. And it was warm and sunny and two handsome guys winked at me! Truly my cup overflowed

    30. It overflowed for me to see upon its wave a vision strange of thousands bowing down to me

    31. overflowed out onto Thirteenth Street

    32. It overflowed and ran down is neck and chest

    33. The trash can had overflowed and spilled onto the floor

    34. The Street of the Turks, enriched by well-lit stores with products from abroad, displacing the old bazaars with their bright colors, overflowed on Saturday nights with the crowds of adventurers who bumped into each other among gambling tables, shooting galleries, the alley where the future was guessed and dreams interpreted, and tables of fried food and drinks, and on Sunday mornings there were scattered on the ground bodies that were sometimes those of happy drunkards and more often those of onlookers felled by shots, fists, knives, and bottles during the brawls

    35. The idle workers overflowed the towns

    36. Nevertheless, even the most pitying purchaser was getting a chance to win a pig for twenty cents or a calf for thirty-two, and they became so hopeful that on Tuesday nights Petra Cotes’s courtyard overflowed with people waiting for the moment when a child picked at random drew the winning number from a bag

    37. Huge tears gathered in her mother’s eyes, overflowed, and streamed down her face, splashing on the table between them

    38. The estrangements overflowed to that link

    39. With the rain pounding the roof of her Herne Bay home and the shrubbery playing a tattoo on the double glazing Jazz languished in a hot bath that brimmed with suds that overflowed and oozed onto the tiled floor

    40. Overflowed me from head to toe

    41. That afternoon Mother Nature’s cup overflowed and my eyes didn’t have to be specifically tuned to its frequency to see her presence

    42. In around the room, raised beds overflowed with flowering plants and herbs

    43. The beloveds heard the call of Love, their hearts overflowed with joy

    44. Inside one of the largest multistory antique block and mortar buildings, each courtroom was not only full; it overflowed with patrons waiting to see a judge

    45. Our Sandton post box overflowed with coupons from keen buyers and

    46. Andrew and Kostya began to express their indignation about this crowd of people that suddenly overflowed ‘their’ sports hall

    47. discovered that the Rio Grande had overflowed its banks, and for three-hundred

    48. “When the oceans are overflowed,”

    49. ” as thunder began evaporating the cloud into the blue cracks, the urn overflowed with black ash

    50. Amin, looked at her with eyes full of compassion and sympathy which overflowed to soothe the child’s grief… then he took a bag of money from his pocket, and gave it to her brother, saying, ‘My son, take this… give it to your little sister and tell her that her father sent this money as a festival gift for her

    1. I look away to an overflowing closet

    2. The desk was filled to overflowing with paper, pens, clipboards, used coffee mugs, and a large, old computer

    3. The three of them were still not too crowded on the plank he had set up over the front truck of the rockasaur but the gear shelf behind it was overflowing

    4. It is full to overflowing and looks rather debauched now, spilling over with empty wine and beer bottles, the detritus of our festivities over Christmas and New Year

    5. and racks overflowing with shoes that I never wear,

    6. As he stood in the lab looking at his decor of overflowing wiring trays and gadget-cluttered tables that they both used to love, the epiphany came

    7. The shopping trolley was full to overflowing with

    8. fingers almost overflowing the indentations

    9. her previous overflowing opinions at the lunch table were non-existent

    10. ssing than we can hold, poured out, overflowing

    11. In fact, unless he was blind he couldn't have missed him, for his crimson robe overflowing with gold lace stuck out in the bar full of wretches like a pus-filled sore on a whore's face

    12. overflowing alehouse next to the wharf

    13. although the overflowing banks in places were a constant

    14. Either the hospital was filled to overflowing or they were keeping her isolated

    15. But remember, the prisons couldn’t cope with the numbers and were soon overflowing with inmates, so they needed a new way to get rid of criminals

    16. They should have been given an orientation on local etiquette, because the Swiss were rather formal, reserved, and not overflowing with tolerant good humor

    17. and came into a large open room, totally crammed full of desks, filing cabinets and trash cans which were overflowing with the paperwork that seems to be endlessly generated by

    18. The avidity of the younger element to attain the education so long debarred was surprising, and all the schools were soon filled to overflowing

    19. The ashtray next to her typewriter was the evidence – it was overflowing with stubs and old ash

    20. Brockenhurst Sett was now filled to overflowing with conscripted badgers brought in from the smaller setts scattered about the forest and space was at a premium

    21. An overflowing fountain, inside those whose hearts are wide open!

    22. The air reeked of stale beer, overflowing ashtrays and cheap perfume

    23. Even though the streets around the ground were sparsely populated, the pub was overflowing once he got there

    24. LP's blue cooler, packed with ice, was overflowing with the festive spirit

    25. By the end of 2010, all South East Queensland dams were overflowing

    26. The harvest was plentiful, much more than it had been two seasons ago, and the gaiety that the overflowing bounty produced was infectious

    27. The river had swollen to overflowing

    28. Boats that had lurched down the overflowing rivers rushed to where they could come to ground disgorging people who ran, as for their life, toward anything higher than where they were

    29. Who has divided a channel for the overflowing water,

    30. Her red hair hung softly on her shoulders barely touching them, her blue eyes piercing Ash with overflowing hate

    31. 11 He binds the floods from overflowing; and the thing that is hidden He brings out to the light;

    32. 25 Who has divided a watercourse for the overflowing of waters, or a way for the lightning of thunder;

    33. destroying storm, as a flood of mighty waters overflowing, shall throw down to the Earth with the hand

    34. your covenant with death shall be disannulled, and your agreement with Hell shall not stand; when the overflowing scourge shall pass

    35. the burden of it is heavy; his lips are full of indignation, and his tongue as a devouring fire: 28 And his breath, as an overflowing

    36. See, waters rise up out of the north, and shall be an overflowing flood, and shall overflow the land, and all that is in it; the city, and

    37. it shall fall; Thereshall be an overflowing shower; and you, O great hailstones, shall fall; and a stormy wind shall rend it

    38. Lord God; I will even rend it with a stormy wind in my fury; and there shall be an overflowing shower in my anger, and great

    39. 10 The mountains saw you, and they trembled: the overflowing of

    40. action, he dived into the inviting yet almost overflowing water and put his head under for a few refreshing seconds

    41. your cup half empty or half full? My cup is overflowing, but I didn't always see it that

    42. to us will be overflowing with warmth and color

    43. You are the chalice of my overflowing bliss,

    44. It was a tiny, dim-lit house that seemed to Krishnan both crowded and neat with little moving space among overflowing but well-arranged furniture and pictures of gods and goddesses covering every inch of the walls

    45. “Here, let me help you zip the bag,” he said with a voice overflowing with warmth

    46. of overflowing morgues and mass graves

    47. ” I shudder, my anger overflowing

    48. Her cart was full to overflowing when she wandered into

    49. Of beyond overflowing

    50. noise of the pasta I forgot about overflowing onto the hot

    1. The split in the mind of man without love overflows agreeing

    2. And the measure of His indignation overflows!

    3. 16 Which were cut down out of time, whose foundation overflows with a flood,

    4. When you are blessed that your cup of life overflows,

    5. 15 And as those who bore the Ark were coming to Jordan, and the feet of the priests that bore the Ark were dipped in the brim of the water, (for Jordan overflows all its banks all the time of harvest,)

    6. Thanks to the Creator, this force overflows in me! This is the force we need to

    7. For when all these spirits dwell in one vessel in which the Holy Spirit also dwells the vessel cannot contain them but overflows

    8. Spirit by faith, the blessing of the Lord fills us and overflows us

    9. overflows all over the place; what is this huge stomach? It is the wisdom of the

    10. I’ll tell Fred Grant to log the body into the system as a ‘John Doe’ and have him park it in one of the back freezers usually reserved for overflows

    11. Your cup overflows and you will be blessed with an abundance of joy, love, deep abiding friendships and positive energy

    12. “My life overflows with abundance and blessings

    13. You find your mind filling with the language, it just overflows

    14. It means: “I have a standing with God that now overflows, in a way of living that is different to before

    15. Imagine that something is flowing through your hands, Qi energy, or light, or water, and then overflows into the earth

    16. This flow rises from the bottom of the stomach up to your chest, and there it is split up in two streamlets and overflows into the earth through your shoulders, arms, hands

    17. A dictator acheives dictatorship by his natural dictating emotions overflows from His unconscious mind and cannot be stopped by the rational mind

    18. A hope that overflows and contagiously inspires other

    19. overflows, and is acted out in one neurotic ritual or other

    20. with which yours overflows,

    21. Once one is filled with so much love, the joy within overflows and doesn’t stop

    22. the devout spirit which at once raises itself to the service of God, and overflows on the

    23. Our nation has abundance and overflows that are desperately needed in Honduras right now

    24. Her heart was wrung, as the young heart is wrung when pity for the suffering of one she loves overflows, for the first time, the whole being of a woman

    25. One overflows with serenity, with gayety, with ecstasy; one is a radiance amid the night

    26. From time to time, at those "energetic" moments of the prosecutor's speech, when eloquence which cannot contain itself overflows in a flood of withering epithets and envelops the accused like a storm, he moved his head slowly from right to left and from left to right in the sort of mute and melancholy protest with which he had contented himself since the beginning of the argument

    27. This orchid has part of its labellum or lower lip hollowed out into a great bucket, into which drops of almost pure water continually fall from two secreting horns which stand above it; and when the bucket is half-full, the water overflows by a spout on one side

    28. Art schools are thus doubly destructive of art: first, in that they destroy the capacity to produce real art in those who have the misfortune to enter them and go through a seven or eight years' course; secondly, in that they generate enormous quantities of that counterfeit art which perverts the taste of the masses and overflows our world

    29. When one remembers all those novels and their lust-kindling descriptions of love, from the most refined to the grossest, with which the literature of our society overflows; if one only remembers all those pictures and statues representing women's naked bodies, and all sorts of abominations which are reproduced in illustrations and advertisements; if one only remembers all the filthy operas and operettas, songs, and romances with which our world teems, involuntarily it seems as if existing art had but one definite aim,—to disseminate vice as widely as possible

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    Synonyms for "overflow"

    flood outpouring overflow overspill runoff bubble over spill over brim over overrun run over well over inundation deluge engorgement congestion torrent glut plethora over-abundance surplus surfeit inundate drown engulf submerge swamp gush rush spurt squirt drain cascade

    "overflow" definitions

    a large flow

    the occurrence of surplus liquid (as water) exceeding the limit or capacity

    flow or run over (a limit or brim)

    overflow with a certain feeling