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pul·lu·late

(pyul'ū-lāt),
To undergo pullulation.

pullulate

(pŭl′yə-lāt′)
intr.v. pullu·lated, pullu·lating, pullu·lates
1. To breed rapidly or abundantly.
2. To be or increase in great numbers: "Ideas pullulated in his brain" (G.D. Dess).
3. To teem; swarm: a lagoon that pullulated with fish.

pul′lu·la′tion n.

pullulate

(pŭl″ū-lāt) [L. pullulare, to sprout]
To bud or germinate.
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Minor literary moments like this one, with Winters commenting on Pinkerton, who in turn is responding to Cunningham, pullulated in the magazines and other publications that opened themselves to the output of the Stanford school.
At a time when martyrs pullulated the Middle East, the "vanished Imam" gave Lebanon much more than a party which evolved in a direction he rejected.