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  1. bubble over, overflow, spill oververb

    overflow with a certain feeling

    "The children bubbled over with joy"; "My boss was bubbling over with anger"

  2. spill over, spill out, pour outverb

    be disgorged

    "The crowds spilled out into the streets"


  1. spill oververb

    To enter into another zone by way of accident or overcrowding; to overflow.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of spill over in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of spill over in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of spill over in a Sentence

  1. Josef Minster:

    We're worried that we are talking ourselves into a crisis, i see a clear risk here that panic reactions on financial markets could spill over and hurt the real economy.

  2. Mireya Solis:

    I am very doubtful we can have a ratification vote before the end of this year, we are thinking this is going to spill over to 2016 and this opens up all kinds of interesting possibilities.

  3. Antonin Scalia:

    They are not getting along very well these days among themselves. It's a period of real partisan rancor, i don't want it to spill over and affect us.

  4. Clare Ostle:

    Many people now use reusable bags, recycle where possible and shop consciously by choosing to take food or drink items with less plastic, i very much hope that this awareness surrounding plastics will continue and spill over into other environmental issues such as our emissions.

  5. Ken Miller:

    Our concern is that if (oil prices) stay low is that we eventually see that spill over into our other revenue sources: personal income tax, consumption tax, motor vehicle taxes, we do have a large part of our economy that is tied directly or indirectly to energy.

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    (of a glutinous liquid such as paint) not completely dried and slightly sticky to the touch
    • A. omnifarious
    • B. tacky
    • C. extroversive
    • D. eloquent

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