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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Quagmire  \Quag"mire`\,  n.  [Quake  +  mire.] 
  Soft,  wet,  miry  land,  which  shakes  or  yields  under  the  feet. 
  ``A  spot  surrounded  by  quagmires,  which  rendered  it  difficult 
  of  access.''  --Palfrey. 
  Syn:  Morass;  marsh;  bog;  swamp;  fen;  slough. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  a  soft  wet  area  of  low-lying  land  that  sinks  underfoot  [syn: 
  {mire},  {morass}] 

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