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slough sth off

verb [T] uk phrasal verb with slough   /slʌf/ us  
literary to get rid of something or someone unwanted: He seemed to want to slough off all his old acquaintances. biology When snakes and other reptiles slough off their skin, they get rid of an old, dead layer of skin.
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