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Synonyms for quagmire
ˈkwægˌmaɪər, ˈkwɒg-quag·mire

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  1. quagmirenoun

    A swampy, soggy area of ground.

    That quagmire regularly 'swallows' caught-up hikers' boots

    mire, marsh, quag, bog

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mire, quagmire, quag, morass, slacknoun

    a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot

    quag, slackness, falloff, slop, slack, falling off, slack water, morass, slump, drop-off, mire

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  1. quagmirenoun

    bog, fen, slough, morass, marsh, swamp

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  1. quagmirenoun

    slough, swamp, marsh, morass, bog, fen

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  1. List of paraphrases for "quagmire":

    morass, mire, swamp, bog, impasse, marshland, predicament, mess, rut

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  1. Matteo Salvini:

    The earlier we vote the better because it's the best way to get out of this quagmire and confusion.

  2. Josh Cain:

    I do not think we need to send in large numbers of troops because it has quagmire written all over it, i know our guys are attacking the heads of (ISIS) and getting the intelligence that we need.

  3. Charles De Gaulle:

    I predict you will sink step by step into a bottomless quagmire, however much you spend in men and money. (On Vietnam War)

  4. Kevin Cramer:

    When we went through thisprocess to stand up a force,one of the things we had to say over and over and over again to ourselves to be convinced was that we weren’t going to create a big bureaucratic quagmire that the other services have created for themselves over decades or centuries, in some cases.

  5. Lindsey Graham:

    I tried to make the case that you want America in Syria because the outcomes of us leaving are not good, you don't want any further incursions in Syria by the Turkish military, you'll get yourself in a quagmire.

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