sloughed off

sloughed off

Medtalk adjectice Desquamated
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The modern concierge's daughter who fulfils her ambition by playing the Queen of Spain in Ruy Blas at the Theatre Francais is only one of many thousands of men and women who have sloughed off their native dialects and acquired a new tongue.
Discretion is the better part of podiatry, so Margaret can't disclose exactly who gets their hard skin sloughed off in her stylish treatment rooms.
The existing sand cement rip-rap has experienced failures in which the slopes have sloughed off into the adjacent waterway.
When the animal was later examined it was discovered the skin on its hind leg had sloughed off and its foot had withered away.
magna that sloughed off their cuticles before the bacteria penetrated were less likely to be infected than comrades that retained their outer coverings.
even though the "ultimate impact on the legal profession and democratic institutions is likely to be profound as social, critical and contextual knowledge is sloughed off in favour of the technocratic and the instrumental.
With natural acids from maple, bilberry and sweet cane, dull skin is sloughed off to reveal a fresher you.
The gasps and grasps of those whose voice and grip no longer hold grow louder with each layer of respect and objectivity sloughed off.
With the divestiture of the North Carolina wireless assets, Windstream has sloughed off the last of its wireless presence, said company spokesman David Avery.
I step in the water sloughed off your body onto the bathroom floor.
Being pushed by Noyce, Berlin writes, meant being "invigorated by a sense [of having] sloughed off all superfluous accretions of conservative thinking and conventional wisdom.
In multipanel efforts such as Everything Happy, 2003, the cumulative impact is broadly comparable to that of the collaborative "jam sessions" through which the Zap Comix "Magnificent 7" sloughed off the dictates of linear narrative at the end of the 1960s.