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Date: 1500-1600
Language: Latin
Origin: exsudare, from sudare 'to have liquid coming out through the skin'

exude

verb
     
ex‧ude
1 [transitive] if you exude a particular quality, it is easy to see that you have a lot of it:
She exudes self-confidence.
He exuded an air of wealth and power
2 [intransitive and transitive] formal to flow out slowly and steadily, or to make something do this:
The plant exudes a sticky liquid.

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