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ooze

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of ooze

  1. soft wet earth <our car tires sank deep in the ooze> Synonyms guck (or gook), mire, muck, mud, slime, slop, sludge, slushRelated Words gumbo, silt; clay, dirt, gravel, humus, loam, sand, soil




ooze

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of ooze

  1. 1 to flow forth slowly through small openings <maple sap oozed slowly from the cut in the tree and into the bucket> Synonyms bleed, exude, percolate, seep, strain, sweat, transude, weepRelated Words dribble, drip, trickle; discharge, emit, give off, vent; emanate, flow, springNear Antonyms flood, gush, pour, stream, surge

  2. 2 to move slowly <the line more or less oozes past the body lying in state, as mourners are not allowed to pause> Synonyms creak (along), creep, drag, inch, limp, nose, crawl, plod, poke, slouch, snailRelated Words lumber, shamble, shuffle, tramp, trudgeNear Antonyms float, glide, sail; hurry, tearAntonyms fly, race, speed, whiz (or whizz), zip




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