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sloughing

verb (1)
present participle of slough

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(Entry 1 of 2)

to move heavily or clumsily
  • the unpleasant task of sloughing through the muck to retrieve the ball

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sloughing

verb (2)
variants: also sluffing
present participle of slough

Synonyms of sloughing (Entry 2 of 2)

to cast (a natural bodily covering or appendage) aside
  • the snake is sloughing its old skin

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“Sloughing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sloughing. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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