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Synonyms for bog
bɒg, bɔgbog

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bog, peat bogverb

    wet spongy ground of decomposing vegetation; has poorer drainage than a swamp; soil is unfit for cultivation but can be cut and dried and used for fuel

    Synonyms:
    peat bog

  2. bog down, bogverb

    cause to slow down or get stuck

    "The vote would bog down the house"

    Synonyms:
    get stuck, grind to a halt, bog down, mire

  3. bog down, bogverb

    get stuck while doing something

    "She bogged down many times while she wrote her dissertation"

    Synonyms:
    get stuck, grind to a halt, bog down, mire

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bognoun

    Synonyms:
    morass, quagmire, slough, fen, marsh, swamp

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. bognoun

    Synonyms:
    quagmire, marsh, swamp, fen, morass, slough

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "bog":

    peatland, peatlands, fen, bogs, swamp, mire, marsh, quagmire, marshes, peat, gao, fens

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How to use bog in a sentence?

  1. Charles A. Beard:

    I am convinced that the world is not a mere bog in which men and women trample themselves in the mire and die. Something magnificent is taking place here amid the cruelties and tragedies, and the supreme challenge to intelligence is that of making the noblest and best in our curious heritage prevail.

  2. State John Kerry on Tuesday:

    I welcome today's consensus adoption by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Board of Governors (BOG) of the resolution addressing the Director General's December 2 final assessment of the possible military dimensions (PMD) of Iran's past nuclear program.

  3. Suhail Shaheen:

    Afghanistan is the Graveyard of Empires. Afghanistan is a swamp, the more you move, the more you bog down.

  4. E. B. White:

    Deathlessness should be arrived at in a... haphazard fashion. Loving fame as much as any man, we shall carve our initials in the shell of a tortoise and turn him loose in a peat bog.

  5. Scott Stewart:

    When you look at the number of passengers every day, and the number of stations that we have, you would need to institute security at every station along a subway, instituting that same level of security would be very costly. It would also create tie-ups and bog down commuting times.

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