Tuesday, May 10, 2016

pitted & ooze


Complete Works of Virginia Woolf: The Voyage Out

His face was pitted and like the face of an animal. The wall behind him oozed with damp, which collected into drops and slid down.


1. having small marks or holes in the surface;
2. having had the large hard seed ( the pit ) removed;

1. if a thick liquid oozes from a place, or if sth oozes a thick liquid, the liquid flows from the place slowly;
2. if sb/sth oozes a particular characteristic, quality, etc., they show it strongly.

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