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.
The slow and sluggish mood has been sloughed off. The old to-morrow habit has been superseded by "Do It To-day"; and life has become more tense, alert, vivid.
Such flares were probably more common and more intense in the past when the sun was younger and feistier, Jakosky notes, and might have sloughed off much of the atmosphere.
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.
old self sloughed off, ghost a perfect paperweight.
When the animal was later examined it was discovered the skin on its hind leg had sloughed off and its foot had withered away.
Although critics have written about the distorting effect of neoliberalism on the academy, little attention has been paid specifically to legal education, according to Thornton (law, Australian National U.), 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." Focusing primarily on Australia, but highlighting similar trends in the UK, Canada, and New Zealand, she explores the impact of the neoliberal turn on pedagogy, governance, academic life, and research at the legal academy.
had been groomed for sloughed off like constricting, outgrown skin as
Now seen culturally less as a covering and more as a canvas to be tattooed, creamed, sloughed off and as a marker of age and of race, this is another staging post in the Wellcome Trust's fascinating exposition of the human condition.
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. Those of us who remain may be in for a continuance of a very long fallow period of episcopal leadership as we seek leaders who can truly challenge and guide by actions as well as proclamations.