Quagmire : Definition


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Definitions of Quagmire

Pronunciation : Quag"mire`
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [Quake + mire.]
Definition : Defn: 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.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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