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quagmire


quagmire

noun

Definition of QUAGMIRE

1
a difficult, puzzling, or embarrassing situation from which there is no easy escape <the party was once again facing its quadrennial quagmire: the candidate sufficiently liberal to win the nomination would be too liberal for the general election>
2
something that catches and holds <a protracted custody dispute that became a judicial quagmire>

March 06, 2015
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