ooze

Part of speech: verb

To leak out; flow gently; percolate.

Part of speech: noun

Slimy mud, or wet soil.

Part of speech: noun

A gentle flow.

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Usage examples "ooze":

  1. A seething, fiery ooze might have flowed there once, but surely never did water make music there. - "The River and I", John G. Neihardt.
  2. Who would do so, when it is so easy to sit in a canoe and ship silently along the ooze of the creeks? - "A Galahad of the Creeks; The Widow Lamport", S. (Sidney) Levett-Yeats.
  3. I know, indeed, no greater proof of the anxiety and alarm of the Papal government than that so much intelligence should be allowed to ooze out through the Roman press. - "Rome in 1860", Edward Dicey.