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Definition of "exude" []

  • To ooze forth. (verb-intransitive)
  • To discharge or emit (a liquid or gas, for example) gradually. (verb-transitive)
  • To exhibit in abundance: a face that exuded self-satisfaction. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "exude" in a sentence
  • "The scenes between Pattinson and de Ravin exude genuine charm."
  • "She also seems to possess the delusional qualities that Michelle Bachmann and Sarah Palin exude, refraining from any semblance of reality."
  • "It's so nice to see the hate and disfranchised exude from the greedy people who finally feel the insecurities and hopelessness of my ancestors."