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slough is a heteronym

Slough has multiple definitions within WordNet:

  • necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass
  • cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers
  • a hollow filled with mud
  • a stagnant swamp (especially as part of a bayou)
Slough also has multiple parts of speech. How you pronounce slough might vary based on the definition since it is likely a heteronym.

There are hundreds of such words that are spelled the same but have different meanings when pronounced differently in the English. We see videos being quite helpful for heteronyms as they can help add context in learning when to use one pronunciation over another.

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Thoughts* on how to pronounce slough

Slough is one of the many hard to pronounce words that contain the letter combination 'ough.' Watch out because there is no real pattern in picking which of the seven pronunciations that are available for the combination.

*These are free thoughts on the pronunciation of slough, and they will likely evolve overtime. They are typically informal and may use different a phonetic pronunciation alphabet from time to time.

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