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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. slough

    Synonyms:
    mire, difficulty, despond

    Antonyms:
    footing, standpoint

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gangrene, sphacelus, sloughnoun

    necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass

    Synonyms:
    necrosis, gangrene, sphacelus, mortification

  2. sloughnoun

    a hollow filled with mud

    Synonyms:
    gangrene, sphacelus

  3. sloughnoun

    a stagnant swamp (especially as part of a bayou)

    Synonyms:
    gangrene, sphacelus

  4. sloughverb

    any outer covering that can be shed or cast off (such as the cast-off skin of a snake)

    Synonyms:
    gangrene, sphacelus

  5. shed, molt, exuviate, moult, sloughverb

    cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers

    "our dog sheds every Spring"

    Synonyms:
    drop, disgorge, cast, shed, exuviate, throw, throw away, moult, spill, throw off, molt, cast off, shake off, pour forth

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sloughnoun

    Synonyms:
    quagmire, morass, bog, fen

  2. sloughnoun

    Synonyms:
    crust, scab, ESCHAR

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sloughnoun

    Synonyms:
    quagmire, bog, morass, swale, exuviae

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  1. List of paraphrases for "slough":

    swamp

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#8245shed
#11777spill
#15092swamp
#20937slough
#22939necrosis
#53567mire
#67228mortification
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#75926gangrene
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#258154despond

How to use slough in a sentence?

  1. Keri Peterson:

    Hand washing by rubbing the hands with warm soapy water for at least 20 seconds helps to slough germs off the skin, teach your children to wash their hands as well.

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