It can show stature and authority and also exude commonality.
Like the other Obama surrogates hitting the airwaves today, Gibbs was doing his best to conceal nervousness and exude confidence.
They exude strength, but the romance and sensuality of fashion are not lost.
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.