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mire

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1 soft wet earth

  • played on a football field that was thick with mire
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2 spongy land saturated or partially covered with water

  • much of the land in that area is mire that cannot be developed
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3 a difficult, puzzling, or embarrassing situation from which there is no easy escape

  • an abused wife who was hopelessly stuck in a mire of emotional dependency
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mire

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1 to make dirty

  • the sight of the standard, which had emerged from the battle mangled and mired, still stirred the soldiers' hearts
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2 to place in conflict or difficulties

  • the case has been mired in probate court for years
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