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She exudes confidence and charm.
  to emit — either:  a clear intangible such as confidence; or a gradual flow of liquid
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  • She exudes confidence and charm.
  • exude a sticky substance through the pores
  • But unlike Helene, the Commandant exudes a deathly chill, as if her gray eyes and cut-glass features were carved from the underbelly of a glacier.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • Her voice was soft and pleasant and somehow exuded intelligence.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure

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  • Or should I tell you about his business, or the quiet wisdom he exuded whenever we were together?
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • Everything about her exuded it: the way she carried herself, with shoulders thrown back; the hard set of her teeth when she made up her mind about something; the way she ended every sentence with a declarative period, never a question mark.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • Nathan exuded an air of unflappability.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • I tried to exude confidence.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • Sea air exudes from the man’s clothes, as if he has been blown here by a gale.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • The intensity that exudes from his whole existence sucks the air out of my lungs and the strength out of my knees.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Hopeless

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  • The whole proceeding exuded the air of a ritual performed so many times that everyone knew exactly what was expected and everyone had a part to play.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • The Maple Court regulars, the off-duty cops and elevator operators and building supers and random barflies, had begun to filter in, exuding a faint mist of steam from the summer downpour which had lasted hours.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • I believe each of these comments: my shoulders sag, my spine crumples, I exude the wrong kind of goodness; I see myself shambling crookedly, I make an effort to stand straighter, my body rigid with anxiety.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • He exuded a strong smell of peanut butter.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • On an ordinary day he exuded danger.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • The beasts, fed and watered adequately for the first time in two days, exuded contentment as willing hands curried the glossy sides and cleansed the dirt from hock and fetlock with twists of straw.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • I wasn’t sure if he was aware of how strong he was, but he exuded a power that I didn’t sense even with Lucas.
    Bella Forrest  --  A Shade of Vampire
  • Gentleness exudes from her.
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • She exuded Don’t mess with me, her face stern and staring straight ahead.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • However, Haymitch’s house, despite the care taken by the grounds-keeper, exudes an air of abandonment and neglect.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • Even in this blurry Polaroid, the man in the chapan exuded a sense of self-assuredness, of ease.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • The stranger, dressed in battered clothes, exuded a calm, assured air.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • Its high-tech tooling and age-old symbolism exuded an eerie fusion of ancient and modern worlds.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • He exuded sexuality in everything he did, everything he was, and she caught herself thinking about him in a way that an engaged woman shouldn’t.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Notebook
  • A clear liquid exuded from the broken blisters.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • The young man in the picture exuded virile allure.
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood
  • I had carried it but a little way, when I noticed a thick juice exuding from one end.
    Johann Wyss  --  The Swiss Family Robinson
  • The stones of the castle exuded an earthy smell in the heat.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • She could see the merest hint of an aura around the woman, almost as if she were exuding a fine white mist.
    Micheal Scott  --  The Alchemyst
  • He exuded a dreamy asexuality that made him attractive to both men and women, with his long lashes and hooded eyelids, his thick black hair, and the same delicate features that were still a boy’s.
    Alice Sebold  --  The Lovely Bones
  • Her face was unmistakably Italian-not overly beautiful, but possessing full, earthy features that even at twenty yards seemed to exude a raw sensuality.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • Usually he exudes so much confidence that he dominates any room he walks into, but sometimes—like that afternoon—I saw another side to him that I didn’t really understand.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • Being hungry meant that he could smell things he didn’t want to smell—salt on skin; the overripe, sweet smell of blood exuding from the pores of strangers.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Fallen Angels
  • The walls had a leprous aspect, and were covered with seams and scars, like a visage disfigured by some horrible malady; a repulsive moisture exuded from them.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • Some people exude their futures, good or bad.
    John Steinbeck  --  East of Eden
  • Rhett never presumed on these conversations but stood by, exuding fatherly pride and gratification at the notice taken of his daughter.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • But Jacob could never quite manage the perfect serenity Sam always exuded.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Eclipse
  • Even from the air, Washington, D.C., exuded an almost mystical power.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • She exuded odors of Avon soap, Woolworth’s perfume, and Juicy Fruit gum.
    Stephen King  --  Carrie
  • She exuded excitement.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • A wine of shame, lust, blood exudes, strangely murmuring.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • Putting aside the fact that I am a Hindu and we Hindus consider cows sacred, eating a leather boot conjures to my mind eating all the filth that a foot might exude in addition to all the filth it might step in while shod.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • At the wharf a fish packing plant exuded the odor of salmon bones, and the creosoted pilings of the state ferry terminal lay in among a fleet of mildewed boats.
    David Guterson  --  Snow Falling on Cedars
  • They’re just staring at this thin-lipped lab goat who exudes pure, arrhythmic, white power.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • His thin, sick face, his eyes, seemed to exude a kind of glow.
    William Faulkner  --  Light in August
  • To his astonishment, it immediately exuded so much juice he was amazed the shriveled bean could have held it all.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • These three young gentlemen, Mr. Stryver, exuding patronage of the most offensive quality from every pore, had walked before him like three sheep to the quiet corner in Soho, and had offered as pupils to Lucie’s husband: delicately saying "Halloa! here are three lumps of bread-andcheese towards your matrimonial picnic, Darnay!"
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • A strawberry, unless fresh picked, is bound to exude juice.
    Agatha Christie  --  The ABC Murders
  • Flowers glow in glorious hues and exude delirious scents to attract the insects which are instrumental in pollination.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • The upright white hewn studs and freshly planed door and window casings gave it a clean and airy look, especially in the morning, when its timbers were saturated with dew, so that I fancied that by noon some sweet gum would exude from them.
    Henry David Thoreau  --  Walden
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