quagmire


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

Synonyms for quagmire

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

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Portions of the festival site were turned into a quagmire with fields full of umbrellas and people dressed in waterproof poncho's as the rain continued to fall.
Here are some of the numbers associated with the battle: 30The weather in Flanders during the offensive was the worst in the region for 30 years, reducing much of it to a quagmire.
Atrocities like this are the root of the Syrian quagmire, and until they end Israel will always strike with impunity.
Rock fans at the Download Festival had a quagmire to deal with.
This picture clearly indicates a quagmire in which violence will inescapably take root.
Therefore, it will be difficult to withdraw from this quagmire except in the US and Soviet sense.
However, it quickly becomes clear that hypersexual Quagmire has only got one thing on his mind - which of course means the family is up in arms.
What started out as a perfectly reasonable attempt to iron out a few VAT wrinkles in the fast food industry has turned into a quagmire of confusion and worry," he said.
I was working in what I call the quagmire of oppression.
DAVID Haye's manager has warned there is a long way to go before a fight with one of the Klitschko brothers is signed and sealed, admitting they are "still swimming through the quagmire of boxing negotiations.
The greed-based premier clubs were prepared to let lower league clubs fade away; now some of the big boys are in a financial quagmire.
Quagmire The thawing of recent snow and frost combined with heavy rain on the south coast turned the pitch into a quagmire.
Now the country has been pushed by America in quagmire of problems and facing civil war.
Ireland's rich oil and gas fields could drag us out of financial quagmire for years to come.
THE SOURCE: "America's Quagmire Mentality" by Dominic Tierney, in Survival, Winter 2007-08.