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Definition to emit — either:  a clear intangible such as confidence; or a gradual flow of liquid
  • She exudes confidence and charm.
exudes = emits (creates the impression of)
  • exude a sticky substance through the pores
  • Gentleness exudes from her.
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • exudes = is clearly displayed
  • Or should I tell you about his business, or the quiet wisdom he exuded whenever we were together?
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • His thin, sick face, his eyes, seemed to exude a kind of glow.
    William Faulkner  --  Light in August
  • 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
  • Her tone couldn't have held more wonder and censure if Zooey's pores had been exuding crude oil.
    J.D. Salinger  --  Franny and Zooey
  • Her voice was soft and pleasant and somehow exuded intelligence.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure
  • Only the scab remains, barely seen, the exuded substance.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • Flowers glow in glorious hues and exude delirious scents to attract the insects which are instrumental in pollination.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie's World
  • 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 stones of the castle exuded an earthy smell in the heat.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • He exuded a strong smell of peanut butter.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • There were thorns upon the stem, and the flower exuded the most wonderful scent and seemed to hum with a music all its own.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Inheritance
  • All that he said on this subject pained her, though he exuded tolerance from every pore; somehow the Emersons were different.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Room With A View
  • Brilliant to the point of genius, he exuded vitality and could turn on great charm when needed.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • She exuded odors of Avon soap, Woolworth's perfume, and Juicy Fruit gum.
    Stephen King  --  Carrie
  • The mood of pallid Frau Magnus in particular seemed without a glimmer of hope; she exuded bleakness of spirit the way a cellar exudes damp.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • Even in this blurry Polaroid, the man in the chapan exuded a sense of self-assuredness, of ease.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • They ran in gaily, and after a long wait in the drawing-room, sat down to the rough-and-ready lunch, every dish of which concealed or exuded cream.
    E.M. Forster  --  Howards End

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