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exude

[ig-zood, ik-sood] /ɪgˈzud, ɪkˈsud/
verb (used without object), exuded, exuding.
1.
to come out gradually in drops, as sweat, through pores or small openings; ooze out.
verb (used with object), exuded, exuding.
2.
to send out, as sweat; emit through pores or small openings.
3.
to project or display conspicuously or abundantly; radiate:
to exude cheerfulness.
Origin
1565-1575
1565-75; < Latin ex(s)ūdāre, equivalent to ex- ex-1 + sūdāre to sweat
Related forms
nonexuding, adjective
unexuded, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for exude

exude

/ɪɡˈzjuːd/
verb
1.
to release or be released through pores, incisions, etc, as sweat from the body or sap from trees
2.
(transitive) to make apparent by mood or behaviour: he exuded confidence
Word Origin
C16: from Latin exsūdāre, from sūdāre to sweat
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Word Origin and History for exude
v.

1570s, from Latin exudare/exsudare "ooze out like sweat," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + sudare "to sweat" (see sweat). Related: Exuded; exudes; exuding.

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exude in Medicine

exude ex·ude (ĭg-zōōd', ĭk-sōōd')
v. ex·ud·ed, ex·ud·ing, ex·udes
To ooze or pass gradually out of a body structure or tissue.

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