exude

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v exude release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities "exude sweat through the pores"
    • v exude make apparent by one's mood or behavior "She exudes great confidence"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Hippopotamuses actually sweat blood. Their skin contains a great amount of an oily substance that exudes from the pores, and when the beast perspires a little blood gets mixed in.
    • v. t Exude To discharge through pores or incisions, as moisture or other liquid matter; to give out. "Our forests exude turpentine in . . . abundance."
    • v. i Exude To flow from a body through the pores, or by a natural discharge, as juice.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: When a hippopotamus exerts itself, gets angry, or stays out of the water for too long, it exudes red sweatlike mucus through its skin.
    • exude To discharge slowly through the pores, as by sweating; give out gradually, as moisture or any fluid matter.
    • exude To ooze from a body through the pores by a natural or abnormal discharge, as juice or gum from a tree, pus from a wound, or serous fluid from a blister; be secreted or excreted.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Exude eks-ūd′ to discharge by sweating: to discharge through pores or incisions, as sweat, moisture, &c
    • v.i Exude to flow out of a body through the pores
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. exudare, exsudare, exudatum, exsudatum, to sweat out; ex, out + sudare, to sweat: cf. F. exuder, exsuder,. See Sweat

Usage

In literature:

Here they were left an hour or so until all moisture had exuded from them, proving that the worm had been dried up.
"The Story of Silk" by Sara Ware Bassett
They exude an acid, to dissolve a little of the metal.
"The Planet Strappers" by Raymond Zinke Gallun
She had never exuded the slightest humanity.
"Stubble" by George Looms
Near the stem was an orifice about an eighth of an inch in diameter, out of which this liquid would gradually exude.
"Mysteries of Bee-keeping Explained" by M. Quinby
She emanates, exudes it.
"Black Oxen" by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
I had no chance in my retired position; but she soon got a front row of likely people, and I sat down once more disappointed and exuding.
"Mystic London:" by Charles Maurice Davies
It usually begins shortly after an injury, and, as a rule, presents itself by redness and serous exudation.
"Essentials of Diseases of the Skin" by Henry Weightman Stelwagon
Both frogs and toads exude a more or less poisonous secretion from the skin.
"Kalevala, Volume I (of 2)" by Anonymous
During the processing a thick liquid should exude, covering the pimientoes.
"American Cookery" by Various
There is a considerable quantity of lymphoid exudate and pleural effusion.
"Pandemic" by Jesse Franklin Bone
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In poetry:

The fragrant perfume of the flowers,
Exuding in the summer hours,
E'en as the altar's incense rare
Disseminated through the air,
May never reach the azure skies,
Yet can the earth aromatize.
"The Fragrant Perfume Of The Flowers." by Alfred Castner King
IN tombs of gold and lapis lazuli
Bodies of holy men and women exude
Miraculous oil, odour of violet.
But under heavy loads of trampled clay
Lie bodies of the vampires full of blood;
Their shrouds are bloody and their lips are wet.
"Oil And Blood" by William Butler Yeats
OTHERS may praise what they like;
But I, from the banks of the running Missouri, praise nothing, in
art, or aught else,
Till it has well inhaled the atmosphere of this river—also the
western prairie-scent,
And fully exudes it again.
"Other May Praise What They Like" by Walt Whitman
My coat was pressed, "just like a swell's; the breeches that I wore
Had creases in them fore and aft like new ones from the store.
I smelt like some old motor-car, exuding kerosene;
I noted, too, the furtive glance of anxious Josephine.
"Josephine" by John O Brien

In news:

Yet among the shuttering retail stores of Queen Ka'ahumanu Shopping Center sits new Vietnamese restaurant Lemongrass , a place that exudes boldness in every way.
Yet among the shuttering retail stores of Queen Ka'ahumanu Shopping Center sits new Vietnamese restaurant Lemongrass, a place that exudes boldness in every way.
Marked-up birds favored by females, exude more testosterone.
The other, who has already seen the worst, exudes an eerie sense of calm, bordering on rapture.
In person, however, he's personable and quick with a smile, hardly one who exudes the intensity of a search-and-destroy defensive stalwart.
As a relationship photographer , he takes lush photos that exude the beauty of coupledom, not just of your wedding.
Alison Goldfrapp's voice exudes intensity.
Poison oak exudes trouble.
In an era of all-stars and egos, it is exciting to see a team that exudes the attitude and the personality that all coaches continually preach.
Pioneer 's new 222 Sportfish exudes quality.
Tucked behind the movie house near the Southampton Inn, this small restaurant exudes Southampton.
Simply put, Pollard exudes Baltimore football.
Maybe it's the drink he orders, the way he walks, or just the confidence he exudes when he looks you in the eye.
On the French Quarter's Jackson Square, a 160-year-old apartment exudes restrained elegance.
The decor at Roam , 1033 E 17th Ave, exudes a certain spartan cool, with blond wood floors, some worn exposed brick, whitewashed walls, and minimalist artwork.
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