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Ooze out   /uz aʊt/   Listen
Ooze out

verb
1.
Release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities.  Synonyms: exudate, exude, ooze, transude.






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"Ooze out" Quotes from Famous Books



... rain stopped, and that set me to thinking of finding some better way to keep a store of water by me than leaving it in a pool on the open deck; where, indeed, it would not stay long, but would ooze out through the scupper and be sopped up ...
— In the Sargasso Sea - A Novel • Thomas A. Janvier

... did ooze out of the rind of Samson's situation. It would have been no easier, be reflected, to say the right thing at the right time at the coronation ceremony, especially to the right people, if that treasure should already ...
— Guns of the Gods • Talbot Mundy

... never very fastidious about shelter or dry beds, they had determined (according to their usual custom) to pass the night where they had been occupied during the day. This sort of bivouac I found excessively uncomfortable. The moment we were seated the water began to ooze out an inch or two all round us. We sought in vain for a dry place, for we were enveloped in darkness, and surrounded by rushes and flags six or seven feet high; but, being very much fatigued, we slept, notwithstanding the misery of a wet bed, with a cloud of ...
— A Narrative of a Nine Months' Residence in New Zealand in 1827 • Augustus Earle

... possibility of taking a header among these awful vegetables that unnerves one, starts the cold chills chasing each other up and down my spinal column, and causes staring big beads of perspiration to ooze out of my forehead. No more appalling physical calamity on a small scale could befall a person than to take a header on to a cactus-covered greensward; millions of miniature needles would fill his tender hide with prickly sensations, and his vision ...
— Around the World on a Bicycle V1 • Thomas Stevens

... my chair it will scream, and the orange will roll out afar, And the faint yellow juice ooze out like blood from a wizard's jar; And the dogs will howl for those who went last month to ...
— The Defence of Guenevere and Other Poems • William Morris

... flowed in so rapidly, and the goods were produced in such quantities, that the young couple made money faster than they knew what to do with it. They were afraid to invest it, as they did not wish it to ooze out that the business was so profitable. It has been stated that Mr. Gillott had several banking accounts open at this time, being afraid that, if he paid all his profits into one bank, it might excite cupidity, and so engender competition. ...
— Personal Recollections of Birmingham and Birmingham Men • E. Edwards

... of the difficulty of finding subjects of conversation in talking to girls in a state of feminine hobbledehoyhood. Besides, his thoughts were full of other subjects, which he did not intend to allow to ooze out in words, yet he wanted to prevent any of that heavy silence which he feared might be impending—with an angry and displeased father, and a timorous and distressed mother. He only looked upon Molly as a badly-dressed, and rather awkward girl, with black hair and an intelligent ...
— Wives and Daughters • Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

... being the King's own messenger and herald. In his character he was great as the greatest, though not as great in privilege as those living in the kingdom. He preached and baptized. With glowing eyes of fire, deep-set under shaggy brows, and plain vigorous speech which, if pricked, would ooze out red life, he told of the sin that must be cleaned out as a preparation for the coming One. And to all who would, he ...
— Quiet Talks about Jesus • S. D. Gordon

... be captivated now; and that here will ooze out the last gasp of his love for the religion of St. Patrick," the young ...
— Hubert's Wife - A Story for You • Minnie Mary Lee

... with the teary dews, I'd woo her with such wondrous art As well might stanch the songs that ooze Out of the mockbird's breaking heart; So light, so tender, and so sweet Should be the words I would repeat, Her casement, on my gradual sight, Would blossom as a ...
— Riley Love-Lyrics • James Whitcomb Riley

... secret. Tell all you may; empty your flask of falsehood, then at the bottom we may find some sediment of truth. Commence; don't count upon concealment. I will wring the truth from you, though it shall ooze out drop by drop, and each drop be a portion ...
— The Advocate • Charles Heavysege

... "I watched it ooze out of an egg like a speck of dirty water. I watched it eat a thousand times its own weight and grow into the nastiest wretch that crawls. I saw it stop eating and spit its stomach out and shrivel up, and crawl out of its skin and pull its own head off, and bury ...
— Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man • Marie Conway Oemler

... Your enemy, Self, goes with you from the cradle to the coffin; it is a hand-to-hand struggle all the sad, slow way, fought in solitude,—a battle that began with the first heart-beat, and whose victory will come only when the drops ooze out, and sudden halt in the veins,—a victory, if you can gain it, that will drift you not a little way upon the coasts of the wider, stronger range ...
— Atlantic Monthly, Volume 8, No. 48, October, 1861 • Various

... neighbor on the train told me he also was going to Rossmore and was selling guns and revolvers, I felt my courage ooze out of my fingers. He handed me a card, with a good-natured ...
— A Man of Samples • Wm. H. Maher



Words linked to "Ooze out" :   excrete, eliminate, gum, egest, extravasate, exudate, distil, secrete, release, exude, ooze, stream, pass, reek, fume, distill, transpire, froth



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