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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.
TESLA IS USED TO CONTROVERSY. BUT ITS LATEST SCANDALS COULD HURT ITS BOTTOM LINEALEJANDRO DE LA GARZAFEBRUARY 16, 2022TIME
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.
MORNING REPORT: HOW DO WE MEASURE SCHOOL QUALITY? THERE ISN’T A GOOD WAY YETVOICE OF SAN DIEGOFEBRUARY 11, 2022VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
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.
KYRIE IRVING IS NOT THE REAL VILLAIN HERECORBIN SMITHDECEMBER 20, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Truly the flag of Britain was trailing in the mire, or these men would not have dared to address him in that fashion.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
"But it was n't a lie," Punch would begin, charging into a laboured explanation that landed him more hopelessly in the mire.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
But the wicked are like the raging sea, which cannot rest, and the waves thereof cast up dirt and mire.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The vault was ankle deep in mire and so crowded were the prisoners that no one could sit without leaning upon another.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
And Tyre hath built herself a strong hold, and heaped together silver as earth, and gold as the mire of the streets.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
His thoughts dwell on wagons stogged in the mire and big carthorses hauling at the collar at his voice and under his lash.
CHILD LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYANATOLE FRANCE
On, ever on, in the darkness and the mire, through clumps of whin and stray bushes of wild briar.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MIRE

  • bog
  • estuary
  • everglade
  • fen
  • mire
  • morass
  • moss
  • quag
  • quagmire
  • slough
  • swampland
  • wetland
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