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quagmires

noun , plural of 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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