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Sample sentences for the GRE study word slough

slough can be used as a verb
slough can be used as a noun

1.With casted slough and fresh legerity. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
2.them, in a slough of mire and set spurs and away, lik. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
3.The maidenly bosom bared to this, the pretty almost-child's head thus distracted, the delicate foot mincing in this slough of blood and dirt, were types of the disjointed time. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
4."Ah, see here, comrade, how did you contrive to get out of that slough yonder I haven't dared to risk myself in it. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
5.There was a slough or a creek leading out of it on the other side that went miles away, I don't know where, but it didn't go to the river. - from Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
6.But the wicked they bury in a slough and make them carry water in a sieve and in this life they attribute to them the infamy which Glaucon was assuming to be the lot of the just who are supposed to be unjust. - from The Republic by Plato
7.were it not for the That on your bridle hang on every side, By heaven's king, that for us alle died, I should ere this have fallen down for sleep, Although the slough had been never so deep Then had your tale been all told in vain. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
8.If a lamp, trimmed with oil extracted from the shrawana and priyangn plants, its wick being made of cloth and the slough of the skins of snakes, is lighted, and long pieces of wood placed near it, those pieces of wood will resemble so many snakes. - from The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana by Vatsyayana
9.Sometimes, we strike into the skirting mud, to avoid the stones that clatter us and shake us sometimes, we stick in ruts and sloughs there. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

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