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Synonyms for sludge
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sludge(noun)

    the precipitate produced by sewage treatment

    Synonyms:
    goo, muck, goop, guck, ooze, gook, slime, gunk

  2. sludge, slime, goo, goop, gook, guck, gunk, muck, ooze(noun)

    any thick, viscous matter

    Synonyms:
    slant-eye, guck, easy lay, scoop, droppings, gunk, oozing, goop, slime, max, seepage, ooze, grievous bodily harm, dung, gook, liquid ecstasy, goo, muck, soap

Wiktionary

  1. sludge(noun)

    Synonyms:
    ooze, mud, mire, slush

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sludge(n.)

    Synonyms:
    slosh, slush

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "sludge":

    sludges, mud, slurry, slam, muck, mire, dirt, lama, ooze

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How to use sludge in a sentence?

  1. Lijin Zhong:

    You can treat sludge as waste but if you change your mind the sludge is not waste but a source of energy, if you can recover your energy, if you can recover resources from waste, then you are doing something to close the (ecological) loop of the city.

  2. Brittany Austin:

    Our parking lot flooded, so, for me to get the children to the parents, who had to park as soon as they came in the parking lot, I had to sludge my way through a good 6 feet of water to get them out to the parents.

  3. Patrick MacRoy:

    The Stone case is incredibly troubling because the source of exposure - waste sludge - is something that is also spread across hundreds of farms in Maine and thousands nationally.

  4. Bruce Thomson:

    These organisms are adapted to live in fast-moving streams with sand and gravel bottoms, and now we’re covering most of that sand and gravel with light, fluffy sludge, it’ll plug up the pours and the organisms will be smothered. They need the sand and gravel to provide nutrients and oxygen.

  5. David Hendler:

    They're trying to paint a picture of progress but there's still a lot of sludge in there.


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