Antonyms

1. out-of-bounds

adjective. outside the foul lines.

Antonyms

  • free

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2. out-of-bounds

adjective. barred to a designated group.

Synonyms

  • off-limits

Antonyms

  • unclassified
  • unconfined

3. out-of-town

adjective. happening in or being of another town or city.

Antonyms

  • near

4. tug-of-war

noun. any hard struggle between equally matched groups.

Synonyms

  • battle
  • conflict

Antonyms

  • defend
  • agreement
  • keep

5. despond

verb. lose confidence or hope; become dejected.

Antonyms

  • hopefulness

6. slough

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

Synonyms

  • peat bog

Antonyms

  • recuperate
  • better

Etymology

  • sloh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. 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))

8. 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))

9. 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))

10. 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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