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radiate

verb  us   /ˈreɪ·diˌeɪt/

radiate verb (SEND OUT HEAT/LIGHT)

[I/T] to send out heat or light, or (of heat or light) to be sent out: [T] The little stove radiated a surprising amount of heat.

radiate verb (EXPRESS)

[I/T] to express strongly an emotion or quality, or (of an emotion or quality) to be expressed strongly by someone: [T] He simply radiates integrity.

radiate verb (SPREAD)

[I always + adv/prep] to spread out from a central point: The major avenues of the city all radiate from this point.
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