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quagmire

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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

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2 something that catches and holds
  • a protracted custody dispute that became a judicial quagmire

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The first known use of quagmire was circa 1580

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“Quagmire.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/quagmire. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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