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adjective as in swampy

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The Pripyat River basin was marshy until industrialization intruded.

Apaches used what was once a marshy ciénaga as a water hole for centuries.

A damp mist rose from the river and the marshy ground about, and spread itself over the dreary fields.

The juncture was in a big, marshy, untillable flat, from which hills rose abruptly.

Eastwards it fell away into a marshy tract filling the angle of the two rivers and intersected by watercourses.

The land on the western side of the gulf is high and rocky; but the opposite shore is very low, and apparently marshy.

As in the low marshy ground at the mouths of the Liri and Volturno, malaria is very prevalent.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to marshy, such as: soggy, boggy, fenny, miry, moory, and mucky.

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