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Meaning of QUAGMIRE

Pronunciation:  'kwagmIr

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
 

QUAGMIRE is a 8 letter word that starts with Q.

 

 Synonyms: mire, morass
 
 See Also: bog, peat bog

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Quag"mire`\, n. [Quake + mire.]
Soft, wet, miry land, which shakes or yields under the feet.
``A spot surrounded by quagmires, which rendered it difficult
of access.'' --Palfrey.

Syn: Morass; marsh; bog; swamp; fen; slough.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing yourself bogged down in a quagmire means your inability to meet obligations and that you are stuck in a daily non-exciting routine. Seeing others bogged down in a quagmire indicates that you will be effected by the failures of others.
 

 

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