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Verb
To shed one's skin
“Then, the snake will slough off her skin and seek out others of its kind.”
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To get rid of (something undesirable or no longer required)
“Certainly, the ability of landowners to slough taxes onto others turns them from watchdogs of the treasury into raiders.”
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To move clumsily or ploddingly
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“In certain areas, you'll have to slough through the muck and slime.”
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To throw or launch something in a given direction
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To peel or remove the (natural) skin or outer covering of
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Imprison or confine
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To unload or discharge, typically cargo
Noun
(Britain) An area of wet, muddy or boggy ground
“Such ignorance comes from not having sense enough to know honest air from poison, and the dry land from a vile, pestiferous slough.”
Noun
Inlet, small niche
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The skin of an animal with the fur, wool, or hair still on it
Noun
Suitcases and bags containing personal belongings packed for traveling
Noun
The thin layer of tissue forming the natural outer covering of the body of a person or animal
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