OOZE in a Sentence

Learn OOZE from example sentences, some of them are from classic books. The app collects 40,000 words and 300,000 sentences. Input your word, you get not only its meaning and example, but also some sentences' contexts in classic literature.

Free Online Vocabulary Test
K12, SAT, GRE, IELTS, TOEFL
Word in Sentence
 Input your word:
Want to search a word in classic works?
Search Classic Quotes
 Meanings and Examples of OOZE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
ooze
 v.  be any thick messy substance; pass gradually; progress slowly but steadily
Classic Sentence: (29 in 2 pages)
1  Beneath the obscure roof of their cavern, they are continually born again from the social ooze.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IV—COMPOSITION OF THE TROUPE
2  One fancied that one had touched the sinister ooze of unknown depths; one stares at something red on one's finger nails.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVIII—THE VULTURE BECOME PREY
3  The dislocated bottom had sunk into the ooze.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI—THE FONTIS
4  The water came up to his arm-pits; he felt that he was sinking; it was only with difficulty that he could move in the depth of ooze which he had now reached.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI—THE FONTIS
5  He turned out his pocket, all soaked with ooze, and spread out on the banquette of the vault one louis d'or, two five-franc pieces, and five or six large sous.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—THE TORN COAT-TAIL
6  Little Wade had to be held up time and again, so that ladies who ventured as far through the ooze as their carriage blocks could exclaim over him.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
7  Scarlett felt her courage and self-confidence ooze from her as she realized that the sword which had flashed between her and the world was sheathed forever.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LXI
8  That silence seemed to ooze out of the ground, to hang under the foliage of the black maple trees with the bats and shadows.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VIII
9  In men of his class, vigor and resolution are entirely a physical matter, and ooze out with the flowing of the blood; and the gigantic fellow really looked piteous in his helplessness.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
10  I saw the water ooze in at several crannies, although the leaks were not considerable, and I endeavoured to stop them as well as I could.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER VIII.
11  His hat had rolled a few yards away and his clothes were smeared with the filth and ooze of the floor on which he had lain, face downwards.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In GRACE
12  As he crossed the dam Prince Andrew smelled the ooze and freshness of the pond.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER V
13  At length prophetess and prince are landed unscathed on the ugly ooze and livid sedge.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK SIXTH
14  Turning, she saw that Melly was standing with her hands clasped to her breast, her eyes closed, and tiny tears oozing from the corners.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
15  Suellen and Careen had cried themselves to sleep, as they did at least twice a day when they thought of Ellen, tears of grief and weakness oozing down their sunken cheeks.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
Example Sentence:
1  Over grass bleached colorless by strong sun, we see the herd ooze forward.
2  He saw there was a big hole in the back of the man's head, blood was still oozing from it.
3  Blood was oozing out of the wound on his leg.
4  Blood was still oozing out of the wound.
5  She removed the bandage to reveal a red swollen wound oozing pus.
6  To fix the leak in the pipes, the plumber planned to solder a couple of joints from which water had been oozing.
7  The audience oozed toward the entrance.