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shedding

verb
present participle of shed

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1 to cast (a natural bodily covering or appendage) aside
  • a snake's skin doesn't grow as the snake does, so every so often the snake will shed its old skin

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“Shedding.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shedding. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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