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Physical SourcePlay
Use 'emanate' when you want to describe something spreading from a specific, physical location. SlideMusic emanated from the open windows of the house.
LampPro Tip 2/3
Intensity VariationPlay
Intensity of what emanates can vary. It may be strong or barely noticeable. SlideA faint aroma emanated from the kitchen.
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Continuous SpreadPlay
Emanating suggests a continuous process, often not controllable. SlideLaughter emanated from the room throughout the evening.