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noun as in muck, morass

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That most recent racial reckoning has been just one aspect of the deepening mire of controversy in which Tesla has found itself in recent months.

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Engineers on both sides of the border prodded sewage control gates with sticks and sent cameras down into the mire searching for a block, but discovered nothing.

Any legal challenges could have happened as early as possible, so that we wouldn’t go through another cold season in the mire of yet another outbreak.

Desert warfare was, by definition, mobile warfare, the antithesis of the lethal attrition in the mire of the Western Front.

But she let us film her journey back from the mire of scandal and the brink of despair for OWN.

Truly the flag of Britain was trailing in the mire, or these men would not have dared to address him in that fashion.

"But it was n't a lie," Punch would begin, charging into a laboured explanation that landed him more hopelessly in the mire.

But the wicked are like the raging sea, which cannot rest, and the waves thereof cast up dirt and mire.

The vault was ankle deep in mire and so crowded were the prisoners that no one could sit without leaning upon another.

And Tyre hath built herself a strong hold, and heaped together silver as earth, and gold as the mire of the streets.


On this page you'll find 81 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mire, such as: quagmire, bog, dirt, fen, glop, and goo.

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