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Definition of exude verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they exude
    he / she / it exudes
    past simple exuded
    -ing form exuding
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  1. 1[transitive, intransitive] exude something exude (from somebody) if you exude a particular feeling or quality, or it exudes from you, people can easily see that you have it She exuded confidence.
  2. 2[transitive, intransitive] if something exudes a liquid or smell, or a liquid or smell exudes from somewhere, the liquid, etc. comes out slowly exude something The plant exudes a sticky fluid. exude (from something) An awful smell exuded from the creature's body.
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