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Synonyms for morass

Synonyms for morass

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

something that is intricately and often bewilderingly complex

Synonyms for morass

a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot

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But those were not more noble than the others, hardy barbarians, forests, and morasses.
They chased us into the blueberry swamp, but we knew the tree-paths across the farther morasses where they could not follow on the ground, and so we escaped.
Contrary to the usual practice of the men of their caste, this party had left the fertile bottoms of the low country, and had found its way, by means only known to such adventurers, across glen and torrent, over deep morasses and arid wastes, to a point far beyond the usual limits of civilised habitations.
Here's how Governor Johnson of Georgia, in a speech in Philadelphia in the 1850s, bluntly put the problem the whites faced: "They cannot hire labor to cultivate rice swamps, ditch their low ground or drain their morasses.
There is much about Czechoslovakia before, during, and after World War II; foreign policy luminaries of the Democratic Party; the ever-evolving roles of Washington society wives (and ex wives); the never-ending question of authentic Jewish identity; and other morasses that Albright somehow navigated on her way to the top.