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v. oozed, ooz·ing, ooz·es
1. To flow or leak out slowly, as through small openings.
2. To disappear or ebb slowly: His courage oozed away.
3. To progress slowly but steadily: "Over grass bleached colorless by strong outback sun, the herd oozes forward" (Geraldine Brooks).
4. To exude moisture.
5. To emit a particular essence or quality: The house oozed with charm.
1. To give off; exude.
2. To emit or radiate in abundance: She oozes confidence.
1. The act of oozing.
2. Something that oozes.
3. An infusion of plant material, as from oak bark, formerly used in tanning.
[Middle English wosen, from wose, juice, from Old English wōs; akin to Danish dialectal os.]
1. Soft mud or slime.
2. A layer of mudlike sediment on the floor of oceans and lakes, composed chiefly of remains of microscopic sea animals.
3. Muddy ground.
[From Early Modern English oase, ooze (probably influenced by ooze), from Middle English wose, from Old English wāse; akin to Danish dialectal vejs.]
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|Noun||1.||oozing - the process of seeping|
|Adj.||1.||oozing - leaking out slowly|
leaky - permitting the unwanted passage of fluids or gases ; "a leaky roof"; "a leaky defense system"
n. exudado; supuración.