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slough off

verb
variants: also

sluff

off

Synonyms and Antonyms of slough

  1. to get rid of as useless or unwanted finally sloughed off the depression that had been weighing him down for months Synonyms of slough off cashier, cast (off), chuck, deep-six, ditch, dump, eighty-six (or 86), exorcise (also exorcize), fling (off or away), jettison, junk, lay by, lose, pitch, reject, scrap, shed, shuck (off), discard (off) also sluff (off), throw away, throw out, toss, unloadWords Related to slough off abandon, abdicate, desert, forsake; dismiss, kick out; abolish, annihilate, eliminate, eradicate, expunge, exterminate, extinguish, extirpate, liquidate, remove, root (out), stamp (out), wipe outNear Antonyms of slough off adopt, embrace, take on; employ, use, utilize; hold, hold back, keep, retain



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