alive with

alive with (people or things)

Fig. covered with, filled with, or active with people or creatures. Look! Ants everywhere. The floor is alive with ants!
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alive with

Teeming with, full of, as in After the annual stocking, the pond was alive with trout. [Late 1700s]
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References in classic literature ?
All the low hills were washed with color and even the little clusters of bushes in the corners of the fences were alive with beauty.
In every gallery in Europe there are hideous pictures of blood, carnage, oozing brains, putrefaction--pictures portraying intolerable suffering--pictures alive with every conceivable horror, wrought out in dreadful detail--and similar pictures are being put on the canvas every day and publicly exhibited--without a growl from anybody--for they are innocent, they are inoffensive, being works of art.
the gulls are hovering over the lake already, and the heavens are alive with pigeons.
If the heavens were alive with pigeons, the whole village seemed equally in motion with men, women, and children.
Even so, in our attempt to keep people alive with our treatment of disease, more people in America die annually from iatrogenic causes (e.
We're trying to keep the memories alive with the new generation of kids coming up,'' Big Al says.