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English verb: exuviate

1. exuviate (body) cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers


SamplesOur dog sheds every Spring.


Synonymsmolt, moult, shed, slough


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)cast, cast off, drop, shake off, shed, throw, throw away, throw off


Narrower (hyponym)desquamate, peel off









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