radiate [ rey-dee-eyt ]
The word of the day is ‘radiate’.
The word is a verb, i.e., it demonstrates an action or an occurrence.
Yes, the past form of the word is radiated.
1. Give off
3. Emit (energy, especially light or heat) in the form of rays or waves.
4. Diverge or spread from or as if from a central point.
1. You notice that the rows all radiate from the centre, like spokes in a wheel.
2. In fact, he seemed to radiate a curiously apprehensive aura.
3. The hot stars radiate energy.
4. He ran down one of the passages that radiated from the room.
5. The capacity of bodies to radiate and to absorb differ considerably.
Some synonyms of today’s word are:
beam, diffuse, diverge, emanate, emit, gleam, light up, shine, transmit, broadcast, circulate, disseminate, distribute, expand, glitter, illumine, irradiate, proliferate, ramify, shed, spread, sprinkle, strew, branch out, give out, send out, spread out, throw out, discharge, scatter, cast, beam out, ray (out), extend, divaricate, etc.
dull, take, collect, conceal, gather, hide, hold, keep
We’ve all met those who seem to radiate happiness. They seem to smile more than others; they laugh more than others – just being around them makes us happier as well.Joseph B. Wirthlin
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