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Synonyms for bog
bɒg, bɔgbog

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  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 Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. bognoun

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. bognoun

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  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. Helle Vandkilde:

    For many years in popular culture, people associated the Viksø helmets with the Vikings, but our research confirms that the helmets were deposited in the bog in about 900 B.C., almost 3,000 years ago and many centuries before the Vikings or Norse dominated the region.

  2. 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.

  3. jaqueline wilson:

    bog off Elaine

  4. 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.

  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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