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mire

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1 soft wet earth
  • We 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
  • The company is caught in a mire of legal problems.
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kettle of fish


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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