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Synonyms for quagmire
ˈkwægˌmaɪər, ˈkwɒg-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mire, quagmire, quag, morass, slack(noun)

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

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

Wiktionary

  1. quagmire(noun)

    Synonyms:
    mire, marsh, quag, bog

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. quagmire(n.)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

How to use quagmire in a sentence?

  1. Matteo Salvini:

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

  2. 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)

  3. Barack Obama:

    An attempt by Russia and Iran to prop up Assad and try to pacify the population is just going to get them stuck in a quagmire and it won't work.

  4. President Obama:

    [A]n attempt byRussia and Iran to prop up Assad and try to pacify the population is just going to get them stuck in a quagmire. And it won’t work.

  5. Christine Pride:

    Like so many others, I was completely captivated by Bana's tweets from Syria, which were harrowing and heartbreaking and put a human face to this terrible quagmire.

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