to come out gradually in drops, as sweat, through pores or small openings; ooze out.
to send out, as sweat; emit through pores or small openings.
to project or display conspicuously or abundantly; radiate: to exude cheerfulness.
- non·ex·ud·ing, adjective
- un·ex·ud·ed, adjective
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How to use exude in a sentence
You either have that or you don’t, and she seems very confident and exudes it.Monica McNutt’s rapid rise at ESPN continues with ‘Around the Horn’ debut | Scott Allen | February 18, 2021 | Washington Post
One type of escaped gene makes wild cotton exude less nectar.Modified genes can distort wild cotton’s interactions with insects | Emiliano Rodríguez Mega | February 16, 2021 | Science News
Her comedic timing is excellent, and she exudes both the determination to build her bubble of happiness as well as the fragility of someone who has experienced trauma, a range that the stuffed Marvel movies rarely have the time to explore.Wandavision Offers Hope That Originality Can Survive the Era of the Ever-Expanding Franchise | Eliana Dockterman | January 16, 2021 | Time
He’s sitting across from me, arms crossed, face scowling, exuding bad energy.This new VR simulator helps you prepare for the most awkward office encounters | Lee Clifford | November 30, 2020 | Fortune
The quartet of astronauts — three from NASA, one from Japan that make up what NASA calls Crew-1 — exudes optimism and camaraderie.During a year of tumult, space has been a rare bright spot. SpaceX and NASA hope to keep it that way. | Christian Davenport | November 11, 2020 | Washington Post
Could it be by exuding sunshine and optimism, and unhesitatingly reaching across the aisle?
Each song on average runs about seven minutes long, with the singer exuding a more sensual, seductive vibe in his music.Justin Timberlake’s Evolving Sound With New Album 'The 20/20 Experience' | Jean Trinh | March 12, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Coupled with Romney exuding a belief that this is a country that can still move forward, not backward.Buzz Bissinger on Being Savaged by the Liberal Media After Backing Mitt Romney | Buzz Bissinger | October 11, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
ARIES You loom large, exuding unabashed confidence and signature superiority.
Fieri (pronounced Fi-et-ti) is a breathless speaker, exuding an aggressive pep that can border on the manic.
I looked in the direction towards which his eyes were turned, and saw a magnificent moth sucking gum exuding from a branch.In the Wilds of Florida | W.H.G. Kingston
Several instances of bread exuding blood, under supernatural circumstances, are related by Rivola.
The body of slugs is kept moist by a constant exuding of slime from a gland in the tail.Our British Snails | John William Horsley
A medley of damp tins of varied sizes showed in the gloom, exuding a mouldy odour.The Riddle of the Sands | Erskine Childers
This, by gradually exuding over the skin, prevents water from penetrating and injuring its texture.A Treatise on Domestic Economy | Catherine Esther Beecher
British Dictionary definitions for exude
to release or be released through pores, incisions, etc, as sweat from the body or sap from trees
(tr) to make apparent by mood or behaviour: he exuded confidence
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