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Rapid ExpansionPlay
Use 'overrun' to describe a quick and often unwelcome spread of something. SlideAfter the storm, the town was overrun by ants.
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Negative ConnotationPlay
'Overrun' implies a negative impact of being overwhelmed by something. SlideThe holiday resort is overrun with tourists during peak season.