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swarm

2 verb
     
swarm2 [intransitive]
1 [always + adverb/preposition] if people swarm somewhere, they go there as a large, uncontrolled crowd:
Photographers were swarming around the princess.
2HBI if bees swarm, they leave a hive (=place where they live) in a large group to look for another home

swarm with somebody/something

phrasal verb
to be full of a moving crowd of people or animals:
The museum was swarming with tourists.
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