One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘blood oozed from a long scratch on his forehead’
seep, discharge, flow, exude, trickle, drip, dribble, issue, filter, percolate, escape, leak, drain, empty, bleed, sweat, well, leach
rare filtrate, transude, exudate
2‘she was positively oozing charm’
exude, gush, drip, pour forth, give out, send out, emit, breathe, let loose, display, exhibit, demonstrate, manifest
1‘the ooze of pus’
seepage, seeping, discharge, flow, exudation, trickle, trickling, drip, dribble, filtration, percolation, excretion, escape, leak, leakage, drainage, emptying, bleeding, sweating, welling, leaching, secretion
2‘the skeletons of zooplankton accumulate in ooze on the ocean floor’
mud, slime, alluvium, silt, mire, bog, sludge, slush, muck, dirt, deposit
Northern English Scottish clart
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