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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


get stuck while doing something

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I don't think the pounds 333 that was done on Big Buck's at 5 was a stupid lay, although obviously, with the benefit of hindsight, you could say it was, but he did appear to be getting bogged down in the ground and it was only his class that brought him through.
The new planning proposals are designed to stop nuclear proposals getting bogged down for years in legal wrangles.
Concerned about getting bogged down by "Buy American" waiver requests associated with sewer and drinking water projects funded with stimulus money, the EPA has published a new national waiver policy concerning "incidental components.
He failed to say how the Americans would weaken India or China by getting bogged down in Afghanistan.
Unfortunately, Apter falls into the trap of getting bogged down with the parallels between the pair, plus David Browne managed it so much better in his 2001 book Dream Brother.
Signature Bank will afford me and my team the agility to meet our clients' needs quickly and easily while offering them the necessary tools they require to successfully operate their businesses without getting bogged down in the big bank maze of roadblocks.
This greatly reduces the chances of getting bogged down during the critical period of applying water to crops.
Babin, a programmer specializing in web-driven applications, shows PHP users how to incorporate Ajax into their web applications without getting bogged down in JavaScript syntax.
Because big ideas often rest on other big ideas and prior knowledge, outlining a progression of required prior understanding can also help teachers keep moving toward an important concept without getting bogged down by secondary factoids that may divert students from essential learning.
Using the podcasts that were relevant to the topic assisted students to be able to understand the purpose and conceptual nature of the argumentative essay without getting bogged down in the readings," she said.
After repeatedly getting bogged down in a sea of mud, fashion icon Coleen, fiancAe of England and Manchester United star WAYNE ROONEY, was forced to send a flunky into town to buy her some cowboy boots.
For accounting firms looking to start a mentoring program, two keys include not getting bogged down in administrative procedure and establishing the right mentor-protege relationship.
It scooped a host of awards and the key to its success is that rather than getting bogged down in detail, it concentrates on the action.
From an open letter to both the Bush and the Kerry campaigns, in which Mark Hanson presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, rebukes both candidates for getting bogged down in negativity and ignoring the most crucial issues facing the global community.