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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shedding, sloughingnoun

    the process whereby something is shed

    Synonyms:
    desquamation, peeling, sloughing

  2. desquamation, peeling, sheddingnoun

    loss of bits of outer skin by peeling or shedding or coming off in scales

    Synonyms:
    desquamation, peeling, sloughing

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sheddingnoun

    Synonyms:
    (skins, shells, etc.) exuviation, ecdysis, moulting

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  1. List of paraphrases for "shedding":

    excretion, spilling

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#26013shedding
#31173excretion
#31475peeling
#37853spilling
#165485sloughing
#272507desquamation

How to use shedding in a sentence?

  1. President Jacob Zuma:

    I have been assured by the (Eskom) Chief Executive Officer and the entire management that there will never be load-shedding again.

  2. Vaclav Havel:

    I am not sure one is capable of reflecting absurdity without having a strong sense of meaning. Absurdity makes sense only against a meaningful background. It is the deeper meaning that is shedding light on the absurdity. There must be a vanish point, a metaphysical horizon if you will where absurdity and meaning merge.”

  3. Jim Carrey:

    I ’m in the process of shedding layers of persona at this time in my life, so I ’m very happy to here for these guys and watch these guys enter this world and create these characters who are looking to create a cadence and a persona and something that will draw people's attention to them ….

  4. Marzuki Darusman:

    The strategy aims at eventually shedding light on all cases of abductions and enforced disappearances allegedly committed by agents from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, achieving closure and accountability for the abductions ... is the ultimate goal of this strategy.

  5. Anne Rimoin:

    When you speak, sometimes you'll spit a little bit, you'll rub your nose. You'll touch your mouth. You'll rub your eyes. And then you'll touch other surfaces, and then you will be spreading virus if you are infected and shedding asymptomatically.

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