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synonyms for marshy

  • soggy
  • boggy
  • fenny
  • miry
  • moory
  • mucky
  • paludal
  • quaggy
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How to use marshy in a sentence

The Pripyat River basin was marshy until industrialization intruded.
HOW NATURE HAS TAKEN OVER CHERNOBYLSARA CHODOSHJULY 21, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
A damp mist rose from the river and the marshy ground about, and spread itself over the dreary fields.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
The juncture was in a big, marshy, untillable flat, from which hills rose abruptly.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
Eastwards it fell away into a marshy tract filling the angle of the two rivers and intersected by watercourses.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
The land on the western side of the gulf is high and rocky; but the opposite shore is very low, and apparently marshy.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
As in the low marshy ground at the mouths of the Liri and Volturno, malaria is very prevalent.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 2VARIOUS
These animals are fond of the banks of rivers, deep valleys, shady places, and marshy grounds.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
They like damp and marshy places, and seldom leave the banks of rivers.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
In Norah's country there are many square miles of marshy land covered with moss and grasses.
OUR LITTLE IRISH COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
Unfortunately, Clairvaux is built on marshy ground, and Kropotkin fell sick from malaria.
COMRADE KROPOTKINVICTOR ROBINSON
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WORDS RELATED TO MARSHY

  • along a coast
  • littoral
  • marginal
  • marshy
  • riverine
  • seaside
  • skirting
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