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1. slough

noun. ['ˈslʌf'] a hollow filled with mud.

Synonyms

  • peat bog

Antonyms

  • recuperate
  • better

Etymology

  • sloh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Slough

  • mcduff
  • macduff
  • rebuff
  • mcgough
  • mcgeough
  • lebouef
  • leboeuf
  • stuff
  • stough
  • snuff
  • scuff
  • pluff
  • gruff
  • fluff
  • enough
  • cluff
  • bruff
  • bluff
  • acuff
  • tuff
  • tough
  • shuff
  • schuff
  • ruff
  • ruf
  • rough
  • puff
  • muff
  • luff
  • huff

How do you pronounce slough?

Pronounce slough as sləf.

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Sentences with slough


1. Verb, base form
Parts of the frog may slough off.

2. Verb, past tense
These acids slough off dead skin cells and promote the growth of new ones.

2. slough

noun. ['ˈslʌf'] any outer covering that can be shed or cast off (such as the cast-off skin of a snake).

Synonyms

  • natural covering
  • cover

Antonyms

  • orient
  • switch on
  • disengage

Etymology

  • sloh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. slough

noun. ['ˈslʌf'] necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass.

Synonyms

  • gas gangrene
  • dry gangrene
  • clostridial myonecrosis
  • mummification
  • gangrene
  • mumification necrosis
  • cold gangrene
  • emphysematous gangrene
  • gangrenous emphysema
  • emphysematous phlegmon
  • sphacelus
  • pathology
  • progressive emphysematous necrosis

Antonyms

  • rise
  • mind
  • attend to
  • hire

Etymology

  • sloh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. slough

verb. ['ˈslʌf'] cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers.

Synonyms

  • molt
  • moult
  • throw off
  • shake off
  • desquamate
  • peel off
  • drop
  • shed
  • cast off
  • throw away
  • cast
  • exuviate

Antonyms

  • increase
  • levitation
  • sharpen
  • win

Etymology

  • sloh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. slough

noun. ['ˈslʌf'] a stagnant swamp (especially as part of a bayou).

Synonyms

  • swamp

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • divest

Etymology

  • sloh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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