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radiate from (someone or something)

1. To issue forth from someone or something in rays or waves. Heat radiated from the oven. There was an eerie glow radiating from the algae.
2. To be displayed by or exuded from someone or something in great abundance Confidence just radiates from him, don't you think? You could see the happiness radiating from Sally after she heard the news. Corruption and deception simply radiates from that company.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

radiate from someone or something

to spread out from someone or something, as with rays. Happiness radiated from Mary. She was so proud! The heat radiated from the wall next to the furnace room.
See also: radiate
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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