mire

[ mahyuh r ]SEE DEFINITION OF mire

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MIRE

We found a good many dead, and several horses in the mire, but no wounded.

The effort we had to make at every step to get our feet out of the mire tired us out.

You think he's on your side, and suddenly he splashes you with mire!

Some, in their panic, leaped out into the shallow water and sunk in the mire.

The stove, with its perspective all awry, was tame and precise, and in colour as dingy as mire.

And the sow that was washed, she went wallerin' in the mire, first chance she got.

And the whiter the soul that is dragged through that—that mire, the more the defilement.

Alas, her vicious brood have turned on her and cast her ribbons in the mire!

He had doffed the empty prerogatives of blood and station and left them in the mire and blood.

We got wet, scratched, and plastered with mire all over our nether garments.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR MIRE

dirt

noungrime, impurity
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