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slough

noun
variants: also

slew

or

slue

Synonyms and Antonyms of slough

  1. spongy land saturated or partially covered with water the land for miles around the lake is strewn with ponds, sloughs, and mudflats Synonyms bog, fen, marsh, marshland, mire, moor, morass, muskeg, swamp (also slew or slue), swampland, wash, wetlandRelated Words swale; quagmire; guck (or gook), muck, mud, ooze, slime, slop, sludge, slush

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slough

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of slough

  1. to move heavily or clumsily the unpleasant task of sloughing through the muck to retrieve the ball Synonyms barge, clomp, clump, flog [British], flounder, galumph, lump, plod, pound, scuff, scuffle, shamble, shuffle, slog, slough, stamp, stomp, stumble, stump, tramp, tromp, trudgeRelated Words drag, flop, haul; blunder, careen, dodder, lurch, reel, stagger, sway, teeter, totter, waddle, weave, wobble (also wabble)Near Antonyms drift, float, hang, hover, poise, waftAntonyms breeze, coast, glide, slide, waltz, whisk


slough

verb
variants: also

sluff

Synonyms and Antonyms of slough

  1. to cast (a natural bodily covering or appendage) aside the snake is sloughing its old skin Synonyms exfoliate, molt, slip, slough (also sluff)Related Words flake, peel, scale; chuck, discard, ditch, fling (off or away), jettison, junk, scrap, shuck (off), throw away, throw out, unload


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