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exude (verb) issue; ooze.
If you exude confidence you have confidence. And people easily see you have lot of confidence. When you exude sympathy, you not only have it but also appear to have it. Others easily see you have courage if you exude courage. Sap exudes from a plant if it oozes from it. Rubber exudes from the rubber plant, that is, rubber in liquid form flows out slowly and steadily from the plant.
- As he went up the stage to speak in the debate, Sam exuded confidence and spoke with assurance. His confidence was justified as the judges adjudged him the best speaker.
- Resins exude from plants, and as they flow slowly and steadily out they become thick and harden