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Date: 1300-1400
Origin: OOZE22

ooze

1 verb
     
ooze1 [intransitive always + adverb/preposition, transitive]
1 if a thick liquid oozes from something or if something oozes a thick liquid, that liquid flows from it very slowly
ooze 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 to show a lot of a particular quality or feeling:
Andrew laughed gently, oozing charm.

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