GRE Word List

QUAGMIRE

bog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself

The meaning of the word quagmire is bog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself.

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