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quagmire

noun

1 quagmire

A soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot.

synonyms: mire, morass, quag, slack.

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

Roget 704: difficulty; hardness etc. adj.; impracticability etc. (impossibility) 471; tough work, hard work, uphill work; hard task, Herculean task, ... show more

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

Dutch: moeras, aanslibbing, slib, slik




Moby thesaurus: baygall, bind, bog, bottom, bottomland, bottoms, box, buffalo wallow, cesspool, cloaca, cloaca maxima, clutch, complication, corner, crunch, dilemma, drain, dump, embarrassing position, embarrassment ... show more.

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