Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: quagmire
IPA transcription: [kw'æɡm,aɪɚ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: mire, quagmire, quag, morass, slack
    Meaning: a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
Usage examples
  • Sunk in a phraseological quagmire
  • Bear River was running high, and the plain between it and Sutter's Fort seemed a vast quagmire, but John Rhodes volunteered to deliver the letter.
  • What will posterity do in face of the rising tide of a barbarous vocabulary which, under the pretence of progress, stifles real knowledge? It will relegate the whole business to the quagmire of oblivion.