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slouch
  • n  an incompetent person; usually used in negative constructions
    he's no slouch when it comes to baseball
  • n  a stooping carriage in standing and walking
  • v  assume a drooping posture or carriage
  • v  walk slovenly
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sloucher
  • n  a person who slouches; someone with a drooping carriage
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slough
  • n  necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass
  • n  a hollow filled with mud
  • n  a stagnant swamp (especially as part of a bayou)
  • n  any outer covering that can be shed or cast off (such as the cast-off skin of a snake)
  • v  cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers
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slough grass
  • n  North American cordgrass having leaves with dry membranous margins and glumes with long awns
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sloughing
  • n  the process whereby something is shed
  • v  cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers
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slovak
  • n  a native or inhabitant of Slovakia
  • n  the Slavic language spoken in Slovakia
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slovak republic
  • n  a landlocked republic in central Europe; separated from the Czech Republic in 1993
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slovakia
  • n  a landlocked republic in central Europe; separated from the Czech Republic in 1993
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slovene
  • n  a native of Slovenia
  • n  the Slavic language of Slovenes
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slovenia
  • n  a mountainous republic in central Europe; formerly part of the Habsburg monarchy and Yugoslavia; achieved independence in 1991
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slovenija
  • n  a mountainous republic in central Europe; formerly part of the Habsburg monarchy and Yugoslavia; achieved independence in 1991
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slovenliness
  • n  a lack of order and tidiness; not cared for
  • n  habitual uncleanliness
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slow-wittedness
  • n  the quality of being mentally slow and limited
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