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slough1

slough (slew)1

 
pronunciation:
slu [or] slaU
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a swampy or marshlike hollow or region.
The slough provides the right conditions for wild cranberries to grow.
 
similar words:
morass, swamp
definition 2: a state of complete despair.
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