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exude

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Pronunciation: /ɪɡˈzjuːd
 
, ɛɡ-/

Definition of exude in English:

verb

1(With reference to moisture or a smell) discharge or be discharged slowly and steadily: [with object]: the beetle exudes a caustic liquid [no object]: slime exudes from the fungus
More example sentences
  • In a 3-meter-by - 3-meter pond, there was a blackish-greenish liquid exuding a foul smell.
  • Above them is a large incense container that has been slowly swinging on a chain and exudes a pungent smell that lingers for the duration.
  • Under these conditions three of the transformants grew slowly and were observed to guttate, i.e. to exude droplets of liquid at the leaf margins.
Synonyms
2 [with object] (Of a person) display (an emotion or quality) strongly and openly: Sir Thomas exuded goodwill
More example sentences
  • The male singer and guitar player exude emotion.
  • Niamh has a voice of undisputed international quality and she also exudes charismatic quality, which guarantees a vibrant live performance.
  • It might have been different with any other player but he just exudes confidence.
Synonyms
emanate, radiate, ooze, give out, give forth, send out, issue, emit;
display, show, exhibit, manifest, demonstrate, transmit, breathe, embody, be a/the picture of
2.1(Of a place) have a strong atmosphere of: the building exudes an air of tranquillity
More example sentences
  • With its cool black and beige colours, the place exudes a relaxing atmosphere.
  • Meditative and soft, his blurred landscapes exude a sense of atmosphere.
  • It's hard to describe, but the place just exudes corporate creepiness.

Origin

late 16th century: from Latin exsudare, from ex- 'out' + sudare 'to sweat'.

More
  • The word exude ‘discharge’ is from Latin exsudare, from ex- ‘out’ and sudare ‘to sweat’.

Derivatives

exudation

1
Pronunciation: /-ˈdeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun
Example sentences
  • They are curious why the body and its exudations are denied to them as a map, why if men write about the body they are extolled, why when women write sex they are accused of being obscene.
  • The clinical manifestations of hypertensive encephalopathy are due to increased cerebral perfusion from the loss of blood-brain barrier integrity, resulting in exudation of fluid into the brain.
  • They may be recruited by injury to the epithelium and their elastases are potent mucin secretagogues that can facilitate plasma exudation.

exudative

2
Pronunciation: /ɪɡˈzjuːdətɪv, ɛɡ-/
adjective
Example sentences
  • In the exudative form, fluid can accumulate underneath the retina, as pigment epithelial detachments or subretinal neovascularization, and loss of vision is usually sudden.
  • We previously reported multilevel likelihood ratios with the use of multiple cutoff points for pleural criteria that identify exudative pleural effusions from the registry in 2000 when it contained 1,448 patients.
  • The progression of the wound normally follows 1 of 2 pathways: exudative filmy eschar to epithelial buds from skin appendages to re-epithelization, or filmy eschar followed by granulation.

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