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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Oyetola enjoined the participants to come up with recommendations that would assist the various participating state governments in achieving qualitative and functional education capable of lifting the nation out of the lingering quagmire in the education sector.
The essays comprising "Beyond the Quagmire" pose new questions, offer new answers, and establish important lines of debate regarding social, political, military, and memory studies.
It is, therefore, an emergency of educational quagmire now.
QUAGMIRE "I'm not messing around with it - it's for real.
Veteran Republican Senator Lindsey Graham has said Turkey risks being dragged into a quagmire if it expands its military expedition in Syria.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Advisor to the Iranian Parliament Speaker Hossein Amir Abdollahian warned of dire humanitarian conditions in Yemen, stressing that the war-hit country will turn into a quagmire for the enemies which have attacked it.
Asian investors have reportedly been sellers of Italian debt into that political quagmire and perhaps hedging into Treasuries/futures as well as Bunds.
The Raila-Uhuru deal has thrown NASA into a quagmire with some pundits speculating it could deal a death knell to the coalition that brings together four political parties.
Summary: The deadly Syrian quagmire remains mired in hypocrisy, disinformation, political duplicity and blood, with the unfolding massacre in Ghouta in recent days claiming around 100 lives, half of them children.
Responding to the statement by Nawaz Sharif that Shahbaz Sharif will be the next Prime Minister, Saeed Ghani said that Shahbaz Sharif is a murderer of innocent people in Model Town Lahore and also he is deep into quagmire of corruption in mega projects like Metro-bus and Metro-train.
But the scenes were not in any way on the scale of last year's problems, when tractors had to be used to pull vehicles out of the quagmire that developed in the field where the temporary car park had been set up near to Porthmadog football club.
The battlefield in Belgium was turned into a hellish quagmire of mud and shell craters as the fighting went on during the summer and autumn of 1917.
It gives a real sense of just how chaotic parts of the region are and provides advice for foreign policymakers about how to get out of the quagmire. Al-Habtoor focuses on the areas most impacted by misguided policies.
Rock fans at the Download Festival in Castle Donington - headlined tonight by Brummies Black Sabbath - found the site turned into a muddy quagmire.
In Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Syria, and Somalia, fear of a Vietnam-like quagmire still drives American leadership.