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synonyms for moory

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

Pluvaun; a kind of soft weed that grows excessively on tilled moory lands and chokes the crop.
ENGLISH AS WE SPEAK IT IN IRELANDP. W. JOYCE
The house is clean, and the district is moory—just on the outskirts of the great coalfield.
JAMES GEIKIEMARION I. NEWBIGIN
We bore to the south down a descent, and came to some moory quaggy ground intersected with watercourses.
WILD WALESGEORGE BORROW
Leaving the bridge, I ascended a gentle acclivity, and presently reached what appeared to be a tract of moory undulating ground.
LAVENGROGEORGE BORROW
Numbers of snipes breed every summer in some moory ground on the verge of this parish.
THE NATURAL HISTORY OF SELBORNE, VOL. 1GILBERT WHITE
So I dashed down the moory slope on my right, and presently saw the object again—and now I saw that it was water.
WILD WALESGEORGE BORROW
We were now on an extensive moory elevation, having the brook which forms the Rhyadr a little way on our left.
WILD WALESGEORGE BORROW
We bore to the south down a descent, and came to some moory, quaggy ground intersected with water-courses.
WILD WALESGEORGE BORROW
Friable—Where the soil is loose and open, as is generally the case in sandy, gravelly, and moory lands.
THOMAS DAVIS, SELECTIONS FROM HIS PROSE AND POETRYTHOMAS DAVIS
The spot, though itself bare and moory, was nearly surrounded by wood, and looked like a clearing in an American forest.
THE CRUISE OF THE BETSEYHUGH MILLER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MOORY

  • boggy
  • fenny
  • miry
  • moory
  • mucky
  • paludal
  • quaggy
  • soggy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.