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Princeton's WordNet

  1. slough offverb

    separate from surrounding living tissue, as in an abortion

  2. slough offverb

    discard as undesirable

    "the candidate sloughed off his former campaign workers"


  1. slough off

    To slough off generally means to shed, discard or remove something, often in the context of dead skin or an outer layer. It can also refer to the act of getting rid of something no longer needed or desired, including intangibles like old habits or attitudes.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of slough off in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of slough off in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1


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