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The bulb emanates light.
  to come from; or to send out (emit)
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  • The bulb emanates light.
  • Water emanates from this hole in the ground
  • The noise seemed to emanate from room 201.
  • Wherever there is an ascendant class, a large portion of the morality emanates from its class interests and its class feelings of superiority.
    John Stuart Mill  --  On Liberty

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  • Though there was no sign of any kind of mouth, a deathly, creepy moan emanated from their bodies—it was a sound Thomas could feel more than hear.
    James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials
  • If things had gone according to my wife’s vision, yesterday she would have hovered near me as I read this poem, watching me expectantly, the hope emanating from her like a fever: Please get this.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • Something chirped, then hummed; then there was a gray light emanating from the entire body of the weapon itself.
    James Dashner  --  The Kill Order
  • He hunted around the cavernous house, eventually making his way downstairs, where he found a closed door with Lindsey’s voice emanating from behind it.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • I inch toward the grate from which the glow emanates.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • Gina’s eyes, black and heavy with eyeliner and moon-blue mascara, smiled at her, though Mae felt no warmth emanating from these eyes, or from Gina at all.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle

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  • "Ahhhh!" the boy screamed, pointing at the space Millard’s voice emanated from.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • More smoke emanated from his leg and head.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • My orientation course in Ottawa had taught me that one never questioned information emanating from another department; and if a field operation based on such information went awry, it was invariably the fault of the fellow in the field.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • Mrs. Matsui had just delivered the four of them from the commander’s hut, and the faint, sour odors of dried sweat and spilled rice wine and blood and sexual relations emanated from the girl.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • Cinder stood and dusted her hands just as a calm female voice began to emanate from the android’s speakers, as if it were continuing a speech that had been rudely interrupted.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • As my eyes adjusted, I realized the tunnel’s dim light emanated from a glowing piece of fruit about thirty meters away.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • Charles Wallace shook his head, and scorn and disapproval seemed to emanate from him.
    Madeleine L’Engle  --  A Wrinkle in Time
  • It was pouring earlier, great sheets of rain, and now the clouds outside the window are crystal tipped, like mountain peaks in the sky, rays emanating downward like an illustration in a children’s bible.
    Christina Baker Kline  --  Orphan Train
  • CHAPTER 31 PULLER’S EYE GAUGED IT to be about fifteen thousand square feet with a central block and two wings emanating from that core.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • Soft light emanated from the bubbling, glowing tanks, lending a sort of club atmosphere to the room.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • She crawls along the center beam, from which the narrow planks of flooring emanate, toward the stone bulk of the chimney at the far end.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • Everything is so still it’s almost frightening: silent, too, except for those awful sounds, which seem to emanate from the walls.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium
  • Skimberry was the maintenance man of the Bluffton district and because of a decree emanating from the high echelons of the educational hierarchy, Zeke was designated as the official guardian of my boat.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • But his gift was not mimicry alone; what emanated from him so drolly was the product of dazzling invention.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • A scent of lavender water emanated from the neat part of the grizzled head bent over my palm.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • A gentle mechanical hum emanated from the walls, like the hum of an aquarium filter.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • A distinctly fishy smell emanated from his whiskers.
    Kate DiCamillo  --  Flora & Ulysses
  • And the faint light emanating from their pursuers made the oddity up ahead all the more apparent.
    James Dashner  --  The Maze Runner
  • I imagine the teary sighs emanating from the Capitol and pretend to brush away a tear of my own.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • You are wrong if you think Joy emanates only or principally from human relationships.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • An uncomfortable laugh emanates from the audience.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • An evil glint emanated from them.
    Rudolfo Anaya  --  Bless Me, Ultima
  • It blossoms, spreads, silently eating up the blackness until the entire frame is ablaze with a fire so real and intense, I imagine I feel the heat emanating from it.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • Bloodlust and fear emanated from her in great sickening waves.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • He took one of the angel blades from his belt and held it up, the faint light emanating from it lit the hollows under his cheekbones, shadowed his eyes.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • On the side of the pleated tin building there was a large picture of Jesus with outstretched hands and yellow streamers of light emanating from His head.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Bean Trees
  • My letters to the authors, inquiring the source of their information, like the letter to the hospital from which Gey’s paper emanated, remain unanswered.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • We can hear the faint static emanating from the trunk, and the spooky, distant voices speaking French and English.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • This duet is one of the most beautiful, expressive and terrible conceptions that has ever emanated from the fruitful pen of Donizetti.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • Harry thought, let it have gone wrong…. And then, suddenly, the sparks emanating from the cauldron were extinguished.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • As the crystal pillars loomed larger, I started to feel the power emanating from the next room.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Battle of the Labyrinth
  • Her fingertips caused ripples that seemed much too large, rings of force emanating all the way across the river.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • "What Not to Wear," came a familiar drawling voice, emanating from a sprawled figure in one of the armchairs.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Ashes
  • Vittoria felt a chill emanating from Kohler’s crippled form.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • One could not place it; it seemed to be filling everywhere, emanating from nowhere.
    John Wyndham  --  The Chrysalids
  • To any onlookers it would seem as though the pulsing blue beam emanated from thin air.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • For the first time since we’d abandoned civilization together, I felt waves of hostility emanating from her.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  The Host
  • As I stepped onto the dirt of the work site, I realized I could hear songs from a radio emanating from one of the kitchen windows of the neighbors.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Dear John
  • A vague, medicinal stench emanated from her flesh.
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar
  • I could feel the energy emanating from the two gods.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
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