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secrete -- as in: secrete digestive juices
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • Women are naturally secretive, and they like to do their own secreting.
  • As to your practice, if a gentleman walks into my rooms smelling of iodoform, with a black mark of nitrate of silver upon his right forefinger, and a bulge on the right side of his top-hat to show where he has secreted his stethoscope, I must be dull, indeed, if I do not pronounce him to be an active member of the medical profession.

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  • The pancreas secretes insulin.
  • The snail secretes mucus as it travels.

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