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exude

Pronunciation: /ɪgˈzuːd; ɪgˈzjuːd/

Translation of exude in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [resin] rezumar pus exuded from the sore la herida supuraba

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 [resin] exudar to exude pus supurar to exude sweat transpirar 1.2 [charm/confidence] emanar, irradiar
    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.
    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.

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