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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

    peat bog

  2. bog down, bogverb

    cause to slow down or get stuck

    "The vote would bog down the house"

    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"

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

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  1. bognoun

    morass, quagmire, slough, fen, marsh, swamp

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. bognoun

    quagmire, marsh, swamp, fen, morass, slough

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  1. List of paraphrases for "bog":

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

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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Suhail Shaheen:

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

  4. jaqueline wilson:

    bog off Elaine

  5. 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.

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