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Synonyms for bog

Synonyms for bog

a usually low-lying area of soft waterlogged ground and standing water

to interfere with the progress of

Synonyms for bog

wet spongy ground of decomposing vegetation

cause to slow down or get stuck

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get stuck while doing something

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He adds: "We all need to make a concerted effort to work together rather than getting bogged down with in--fighting as has tended to be the case in the past.
The new system has boosted morale by freeing up staff to focus on providing accurate and instant service to our members--rather than getting bogged down in uninspiring administration work.
The writing is lively and sympathetic to the subject matter, and Sherr resists getting bogged down in tangential data.
Otherwise, an inventor runs the risk of getting bogged down with business details, rather than spending time in the lab.
Hess succeeds in posing a challenge to those who see choice and competition-the manipulation of incentives, if you will-as a way of improving schools without getting bogged down in the nitty-gritty issues of providing a quality education.
He then coming in at number seven and hit a quick 16 including the winning runs when the Sutton reply seemed to be getting bogged down.
Carpenter says he hopes to deal with that complexity in the MEA without getting bogged down.
The directors wisely avoided getting bogged down in technical matters and focused instead on organizational and financial problems as they followed two young entrepreneurs in classic cinema-verite style.
Supporters said the change simply would have given towns and cities more control over their affairs and would have kept the Legislature from getting bogged down in local issues.
By Rachel Chalmers At yesterday afternoon's questioning of Microsoft Corp witness Paul Maritz at the antitrust trial in Washington, lines of questioning kept getting bogged down by Maritz's refusal to be drawn into unwanted admissions.
On the opposite side of the coin, talks on a joint venture between Gazprom of Russia and Edison (which has a 51% stake), to import and sell natural gas from Russia, are getting bogged down, according to Mr Del Ninno, who stresses that "the company exists but the negotiations are proving to be time-consuming and complicated".
The somewhat less attractive view (toward which I am inclined) sees an adroit, thoroughly art-world-educated artist with just enough native eccentricity and capriciousness to keep him from getting bogged down in a school, or movement.
I wanted to avoid getting bogged down on a definition of "credit crunch," but with respect to the Eleventh District let me just say that bank credit has contracted every year since 1985, including last year.
What Swoboda frankly admits to is the familiar newsman's fear of getting bogged down by what his colleagues perceive as a stale story.