SLOUGH


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verb | SLUFF
What It Means
Slough means “to cast something off or to become shed or cast off.” It is often used in the phrase slough off meaning “to get rid of something objectionable or disadvantageous.”
// The snake sloughs its skin several times a year.
// The company needed to slough off some of its old practices that were keeping it from being as competitive as possible.