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morass

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1 something that catches and holds
  • advised against becoming involved in that country's civil war, warning that escape from that morass might prove nigh impossible

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2 spongy land saturated or partially covered with water
  • the distracted driver had driven his car off the road and into a morass

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“Morass.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/morass. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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