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noun as in wet dirt

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Gas bubbles rise through puddles of mud, producing goopy popping sounds.

That included the mud shack in northeastern South Africa where 4-year-old Ntando Kubheka lived.

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Allbirds figures that sticking with its best advantage—its good-for-the-planet sheen—represents its best chance of not getting left in the mud.

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Geysers of oil, rock and mud have shot skyward 100 feet, and slopes have collapsed under smoking waterfalls of crude and wastewater.

She splashed around in the water, dressed in her conservative Friday best, her grandchildren squealing and throwing mud at one another.

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He scrambled outside to find a 25-foot-wide crater just beyond the mud wall surrounding his family compound.

They described him as clad in black, his face smeared with mud.

Knee deep in mud, sweat mixing with rain, they forced the Land Rover through the jungle.

Sheets of torrential rains pouring down over the Land Rover sent its four wheels plunging into the mud.

All around you are farms fields dotted with canted mud structures.

Aunt Ri, at her best estate, had never possessed a room which had the expression of this poor little mud hut of Ramona's.

In some parts of Korea the houses were built of stout timbers, the chinks covered with woven cane and plastered with mud.

The sun was palely shining upon dry, clean pavements and upon roads juicy with black mud.

Frank leaped ashore and pushed the boat off, while Mayne held her by jamming the leeward oar into the mud.

A cannon-ball crashed through the mud wall and bounded across the enclosure.


On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mud, such as: clay, muck, silt, sludge, slush, and mire.

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