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Definition of quagmire noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    quagmire

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈkwæɡˌmaɪər//
     
     
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  1. 1an area of soft wet ground synonym bog The heavy rain soon turned the field into a quagmire.
  2. 2a difficult or dangerous situation synonym morass
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: quagmire