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  Definition of Quicksand
  1. a pit filled with loose wet sand into which objects are sucked down
  2. a treacherous situation that tends to entrap and destroy
Language Translations:
Dutch: drijfzand   Finnish: juoksuhiekka  
French: sables mouvants   German: Treibsand  
Italian: sabbie mobili   Japanese: 流砂  
Norwegian: kvikksand   Persian: ماسه بادی  
Portuguese: areia movediça   Russian: сыпучие пески  
Spanish: arenas movedizas   Swedish: kvicksand  
 
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