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  Definition of mire
  1. a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
  2. soil with mud, muck, or mire; "The child mucked up his shirt while playing ball in the garden"
  3. be unable to move further; "The car bogged down in the sand"
  4. cause to get stuck as if in a mire; "The mud mired our cart"
  5. entrap; "Our people should not be mired in the past"
Similar Words: quagmire, quag, morass, muck, mud, muck up, grind to a halt, get stuck, bog down, entangle

 

Hyponyms: get stranded, run aground

 

Grouped Verbs: bog down, grind to a halt, get stuck

 

Derivational Morphology: muck, mud, muck up, grind to a halt, get stuck, bog down, clay, sludge, slime, goo, gook, guck, gunk, ooze, quagmire, quag, morass, web, entanglement

 

Anagrams: rime, emir, Meir

 

 
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