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Slough off   /sləf ɔf/   Listen
Slough off

verb
1.
Discard as undesirable.
2.
Separate from surrounding living tissue, as in an abortion.






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"Slough off" Quotes from Famous Books



... Government, in both domestic and international affairs, have increased greatly in the past decade. Consequently, the Government is larger than it was before the war, and its general operating costs are higher. We cannot shrink the Government to prewar dimensions unless we slough off these new responsibilities—and we cannot do that without paying an excessive price in terms of our national welfare. We can, however, enhance its operating efficiency through improved organization. I expect to make such improvements under ...
— Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present • Various



Words linked to "Slough off" :   cut off, get rid of, medicine, remove, amputate, practice of medicine



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