swamp

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swamp

noun

Definition of SWAMP

1
spongy land saturated or partially covered with water <be careful in the swamp, because alligators sometimes lurk there>
Synonyms bog, fen, marsh, marshland, mire, moor, morass, muskeg, slough (also slew or slue), swampland, wash, wetland
Related Words swale; quagmire; guck (or gook), muck, mud, ooze, slime, slop, sludge, slush
2
a difficult, puzzling, or embarrassing situation from which there is no easy escape <with her credit cards maxed out, and the making of minimum payments a challenge, debt seemed to be an ever-deepening swamp>

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