quagmire


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Synonyms for quagmire

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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Nevertheless, the logic which governs and controls the conduct of the Lebanese party is similar to the logic that took Washington and Moscow to their quagmires.
BEIRUT: Prime Minister Najib Mikati's new government must push forward with plans to lift Tripoli out of economic quagmire, the Association for the Development of Tripoli and the Mina said in a statement Monday.
But Haye's trainer and manager Adam Booth said: "It's still a bit premature at the moment, we're still swimming through the quagmire of boxing negotiations.
I live on Broadwell Road in Easterside and, like every other vehicle owner on this road, I have to endure the crossing of a 6ft piece of quagmire, mud and watery puddles - laughingly called a grass verge - that runs the full length on both sides.
Residential owners will begin to see mortgage payments rise with minimal salary growth--a mortgage quagmire being felt by some already.
military quagmire in Iraq on "I Was a Lover" ("We're just busy tempting, like fate's on the nod/running on empty, bourbon and god it's been a while since we knew the way/and it's been even longer since our plastic priest class/had a goddamned thing to say") to the simple want-you-to-want-me's of "Wolf Like Me.
Only if enough of us come to understand what happens behind closed doors in law practices and courtrooms can we do something to reform the practice of law in this country and establish a legal system that produces genuine justice and not just a quagmire of political games that makes 'justice' a prize to who ever can afford the best legal manipulation of the laws and the court system.
While Adams' direction isn't particularly distinctive and the movie fails to deliver much beyond a tidy tale of personal triumph, the film does provide a small measure of hope to those despairing that Judd's career would be forever mired in a quagmire of bad psychological thrillers.
The challenge of communicating in the Middle East lies not just in the constant flux of the region's political quagmire or its religious significance, but also in the sheer heterogeneity of a region known oversimply as the Arab World.
It has become a quagmire of fresh and coagulated blood.
As the English King John must contend with the French King Phillip, A King In Spite Of Himself carries its readers through the relentless pursuits of Marshal and his aide Roger de Clare as their story involves them in a plot that could end in civil war, the captivity of Arthur, the nephew of John, and a quagmire of courtly intrigue with its lethal twists and turns.
How can you navigate the quagmire of guidelines and regulations to receive planning permission?
After many false starts, at least Japan appears finally to be escaping two decades bogged down in a deflationary quagmire.
So a heartfelt thank-you to event sponsors Budweiser who plucked him out of the quagmire, provided a hot shower, food, a cold beer or two and the greatest luxury of all--a flushing loo.