ooze

n.

  1. Soft mud or slime; earth so wet as to flow gently, or easily yield to pressure.
  2. Soft flow; spring.
  3. The liquor of a tan vat.
  4. To flow gently; to percolate, as a liquid through the pores of a substance or through small openings.
  5. Fig.: To leak (out) or escape slowly; as, the secret oozed out; his courage oozed out.

v. t.

  1. To cause to ooze.