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brim with (something)

1. Literally, to be filled to the upper rim (or "brim") of a particular container or thing. The basket was brimming with muffins, so I didn't know which kind to choose! Now that we're back from vacation, the hamper is just brimming with dirty clothes.
2. By extension, to exhibit something, such as a trait or emotion, to a great degree. With our trip just days away, the kids are brimming with excitement. This song just brims with emotion.
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brimming with something

Fig. full of some kind of happy behavior. The volunteer workers were brimming with goodwill. The smiling children were brimming with joy.
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Opens Friday THE STARS Thomas Mann, Olivia Cooke THE VERDICT Though it covers familiar territory (a blend of cancer tearjerker with coming-of-age drama) this engaging US indie flick brims with genuine emotion and compassion as it tells the story of oddball Pittsburgh teen Greg (Mann), who makes parodies of classic films with his buddy Earl (RJ Cyler).