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Synonyms for slough
slʌf

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gangrene, sphacelus, slough(noun)

    necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass

    Synonyms:
    necrosis, gangrene, sphacelus, mortification

  2. slough(noun)

    a hollow filled with mud

    Synonyms:
    gangrene, sphacelus

  3. slough(noun)

    a stagnant swamp (especially as part of a bayou)

    Synonyms:
    gangrene, sphacelus

  4. slough(verb)

    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, slough(verb)

    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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. slough

    Synonyms:
    mire, difficulty, despond

    Antonyms:
    footing, standpoint

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. slough(n.)

    Synonyms:
    quagmire, morass, bog, fen

  2. slough(n.)

    Synonyms:
    crust, scab, ESCHAR

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. slough(n)

    Synonyms:
    quagmire, bog, morass, swale, exuviae

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    swamp

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#2158drop
#2394cast
#4404throw
#5311difficulty
#8245shed
#11777spill
#15092swamp
#20937slough
#22939necrosis
#53567mire
#67228mortification
#71000molt
#75926gangrene
#117158moult
#154506disgorge
#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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