morass


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

something that is intricately and often bewilderingly complex

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

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For almost 40 years, he has been pointing out that willful rejection of the truth, by Catholics dissenting from the 1968 papal document On the proper use of human fertility (Humanae vitae), is contributing in no small way to our current moral morass. The errors in the Canadian Bishops' response to HV in the Winnipeg Statement have led to both a widespread disregard of Church teachings on sexuality, and an escalating objection to other teachings.
forces are being sucked into the morass of an ethnic conflict that may last for decades or longer.
Even at twice the size of T5 and begun eight years after it, Barajas is now complete, and its development (unlike T5's which was mired in a planning and bureaucratic morass), seems like a model of clarity and vision.
share responsibility for the current political morass." But why?
As Lewis Lapham says in Ruth Conniff's wonderful interview with the former Harper's editor this month, "It is this kind of pussyfooting on the part of the Democratic Party that has led us into this morass."
As long as economists see but a single ladder out of the morass of underdevelopment, this is the best that citizens of two-thirds world can hope for.
No survivors have been pulled from the 100-acre morass that used to be Guinsaugon since Friday, and the mud over the school is up to 115ft deep.
Papaya sees only one institution that can salvage society from the morass of corruption: private property.
'My daughters are older now, seven and five, but I still vividly remember that feeling of sinking under a morass of drool!'
Holstun sees this approach as exhausted in a "morass of contingency and power," [p.
But amid the morass of acronyms there are some technologies that really do have great potential.
Instead, she offers viewers a morass of cliche; a montage of tourist-board images without the steady hand of a Richard Prince to turn them into knowing art; a Koyaanisqatsi without Godfrey Reggio and Philip Glass; an Access Hollywood without the cheerfully ridiculous Pat O'Brien to act as our guide.
Using XBRL as a universal standard will allow companies to integrate and improve information sharing with regulators, investors and other external entities--and dig out of the morass of useless data that often accompanies corporate consolidations--without moving to uniform hardware or operating systems.
Even human resource and software development functions are being sucked into the 404 auditing morass.