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Main Entry: 1slough
Pronunciation: primarystressslü, primarystressslaudot; in the U.S. (except New England) primarystressslü is usual for sense 1; primarystressslaudot is more frequent for sense 2
Function: noun
Etymology: Old English slomacrh "swamp"
1 also slew or slue /primarystressslü/ : a wet and marshy or muddy place (as a swamp or backwater)
2 : a discouraged, degraded, or hopeless state

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