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synonyms for miry

  • clammy
  • glutinous
  • mucky
  • mucous
  • muculent
  • muddy
  • oozy
  • scummy
  • sludgy
  • slushy
  • viscous
  • yukky
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How to use miry in a sentence

Pools of water stood in the miry streets, and every aspect of nature was cheerless and desolate.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
It was plain that these feet had kicked off sportive children oftener than they had plodded with freight through miry lanes.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
They plowed through the miry gravel, and falling face downwards, he rolled down the hill.
THE GIRL FROM KELLER'SHAROLD BINDLOSS
The streets were narrow, dusty in summer and miry in winter.
SOME CITIES AND SAN FRANCISCO AND RESURGAMHUBERT HOWE BANCROFT
The old wall had now fallen to ruins, but the miry ground remained.
XERXESJACOB ABBOTT
The duck board makes the going easier in miry places but it is a treacherous friend.
THE GLORY OF THE COMINGIRVIN S. COBB
Up the steep and miry Bush track, then like any other Bush track, the poor horses strained and struggled, slipped and fell.
THIRTY YEARS IN AUSTRALIAADA CAMBRIDGE
These roads ran through swamps and miry places, where no team could force its way.
THE BLUE AND THE GRAYA. R. WHITE
Camped at the springs over night, found plenty of grass, but the swamps are very miry.
JOURNAL OF A TRIP TO CALIFORNIA BY THE OVERLAND ROUTE ACROSS THE PLAINS IN 1850-51E. S. (ELEAZER STILLMAN) INGALLS
On the wet top rail, precariously perching, the figure slipped and sprawled forward in the miry yard.
THE ESCAPE OF MR. TRIMMIRVIN S. COBB
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WORDS RELATED TO MIRY

  • begrimed
  • black
  • cruddy
  • crummy
  • disheveled
  • fecal
  • feculent
  • foul
  • grimy
  • gross
  • grubby
  • grungy
  • impure
  • loathsome
  • miry
  • mucky
  • muddy
  • nasty
  • obscene
  • offensive
  • putrid
  • repulsive
  • revolting
  • scummy
  • sleazy
  • slimy
  • slipshod
  • sloppy
  • slovenly
  • smoky
  • soiled
  • soily
  • sooty
  • squalid
  • unclean
  • uncleanly
  • unkempt
  • unwashed
  • verminous
  • vile
  • yecchy
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