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1 bog

Wet spongy ground of decomposing vegetation; has poorer drainage than a swamp; soil is unfit for cultivation but can be cut and dried and used for fuel.

synonym: peat bog.

Roget 345: marsh, swamp, morass, marish, moss, fen, bog, quagmire, slough, sump, wash; mud, squash, ... show more

Roget 653: uncleanness etc. adj.; impurity; immundity, immundicity; impurity etc. 961 [of mind]. defilement, contamination etc. v.; ... show more

Dutch: moer, moergrond, oer, turfveen, veen, veengrond, veenmoeras
Polish: torfowisko


1 bog

Cause to slow down or get stuck:
— The vote would bog down the house.

synonym: bog down.

2 bog

Get stuck while doing something:
— She bogged down many times while she wrote her dissertation.

synonym: bog down.

Moby thesaurus: baygall, bemire, bog down, bottom, bottomland, bottoms, buffalo wallow, cesspool, cloaca, cloaca maxima, drain, dump, everglade, fen, fenland, garbage dump, glade, hog wallow, holm, marais ... show more.

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