oozing oozing  /ˈu zɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the process of seeping
  2. (adj) leaking out slowly

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Southbend's wells have been polluted by such chemicals as chloroform and xylene, while a black, oozing tar has bubbled upward into driveways and garages.
  2. Blood was oozing from it; my right arm felt heavy and numb.
  3. If living cells didn't have a fondness for sticking together, we would all be colorful gobs of jelly oozing all over the floor.

News

  • 2013 NBA Free Agents: Veterans Who Have a Lot Left to Offer

    With the NBA Finals underway, the attention is focused on the teams involved, but there are veterans preparing for free agency that still have plenty left in the tank. Among the bigger names in free agency this summer, there are still some talented vets oozing with experience and leadership. Here are some of the top unrestricted free agents over 35, ready to give a new club their all. Chauncey ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

Quotes

  1. Judge Bruno Tonioli told Porizkova she had "class oozing from every pore."
    on Mar 27, 2007 By: Bruno Tonioli Source: Forbes

  2. "I was fighting back the tears," said Nichols, who played Uhura on the Star Trek series. "But they came oozing out anyway. I'm so happy that they're both able to legally proclaim their commitment to one another after spending the past 21...
    on Sep 15, 2008 By: Nichelle Nichols Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "Colt is playing as well as any quarterback in the country," Texas coach Mack Brown said. "It would be hard to imagine anyone playing better. Colt's confidence is just oozing."
    on Sep 27, 2008 By: Mack Brown Source: International Herald Tribune

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