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quicksand

noun

1 quicksand

A treacherous situation that tends to entrap and destroy.



2 quicksand

A pit filled with loose wet sand into which objects are sucked down.

Dutch: drijfzand, loopzand
Polish: kurzawka, ruchomy piasek


Moby thesaurus: baygall, bind, bog, bottom, bottomland, bottoms, breakers ahead, buffalo wallow, cardhouse, cause for alarm, clutch, complication, coral heads, crisis, crunch, danger, dangerous ground, embarrassing position, embarrassment, emergency ... show more.

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