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ooze

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoozeooze1 /uːz/ verb [intransitive always + adverb/preposition, transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 LIQUIDif a thick liquid oozes from something or if something oozes a thick liquid, that liquid flows from it very slowlyooze from/out of/through 🔊 The ice cream was melting and oozing out of its wrapper. 🔊 A cut on his cheek was still oozing blood.2 SHOW A FEELING OR ATTITUDEto show a lot of a particular quality or feeling 🔊 Andrew laughed gently, oozing charm.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
oozeNor must you spend hours oozing a heartfelt message.School spirit oozes from every hallway.Later, gum will ooze from the bark and branches will die back.Blood was oozing from the wound.When he looked at it, there was blood oozing from two split knuckles.A mixture of mud and rainwater oozed out of the bottom of the bucket.Thick, sticky syrup oozes out of the tree trunk and is collected in buckets.The cut, and the white seeds oozing out, resembled the mouth of a corpse, filled with worms.Volcanoes usually ooze rivers of lava rather than exploding.My pores ooze salt and honeydew.While the Conference met, high spring tides were oozing through the paving of the Piazza San Marco.Complex markings in the ice suggest the ice often cracks and shifts, allowing what is below to ooze to the surface.
Related topics: Nature
oozeooze2 noun 🔊 🔊 1 [uncountable]DN very soft mud, especially at the bottom of a lake or sea2 [singular]LIQUID a very slow flow of liquid
Examples from the Corpus
oozeChaotic purpose shaped a lifeless earth Which spawned primordial ooze conceived within Azoic consciousness.The ooze of blue and blues.Then a light rain falls, and suddenly everything is coated with ooze.
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Verb table
ooze
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyooze
he, she, itoozes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyoozed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave oozed
he, she, ithas oozed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad oozed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill ooze
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have oozed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam oozing
he, she, itis oozing
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you, we, theyare oozing
Past
I, he, she, itwas oozing
you, we, theywere oozing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been oozing
he, she, ithas been oozing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been oozing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be oozing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been oozing
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