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shed·ding

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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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "shedding":

    excretion, spilling

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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

How to use shedding in a sentence?

  1. T. Starr King:

    The spirit of a person's life is ever shedding some power, just as a flower is steadily bestowing fragrance upon the air.

  2. Michel Milinkovitch:

    This study potentially establishes a link between a human pathological condition and the skin of African elephants, strikingly, we show strong similarities between the normal skin morphology of African elephants and that of humans affected by' ichthyosis vulgaris,' a common genetic disorder affecting about 1 in 250 people that is known to impact shedding of the skin and cause dry, scaly skin.

  3. 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.

  4. Omar Zakhilwal:

    Hope the pleasure of shedding no Afghan blood in Eid becomes so overwhelming that rest of year is also declared as Afghan Eid.

  5. Sybrina Fulton:

    I think this is shedding light to what's going on, this is not something new. It's been happening. ... But it's just been bringing light to what's happening. It's bringing it to the forefront which is why there's so much conversations. ... Because people are now realizing ... it's not just about African-American rights ... it's about human rights.


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