Thesaurus / quagmire


Couples like Niemer and Backstrom are navigating a tricky quagmire of ethics and etiquette to ensure the safety of their big day.YOU DON’T GET AN INVITE TO THESE WEDDINGS UNLESS YOU’RE VACCINATED OR HAVE A NEGATIVE COVID TESTTANYA BASUAPRIL 8, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
He was painting and selling his delicate “abstract impressionist” paintings while watching coverage of the quagmire in Vietnam.PHILIP GUSTON’S ART SPEAKS TO OUR PRESENT MOMENT. WE SHOULDN’T HAVE TO WAIT TO SEE IT.SEBASTIAN SMEEJANUARY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A protracted period of dollar weakness and a low bar for the pound to rebound from its post-referendum quagmire would boost the ETF investing strategy.THE QUEEN OF ENGLAND’S BANKER, COUTTS, PLACES A MASSIVE BET ON BREXIT DEALBERNHARD WARNERSEPTEMBER 25, 2020FORTUNE
The muddy middle is frustrating not because we’ve never found ourselves in this type of quagmire before, but because the scale of the swamp is so vast and because, just yesterday, it was a garden.EVERY DECISION IS A RISK. EVERY RISK IS A DECISION.MAGGIE KOERTH (MAGGIE.KOERTH-BAKER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)JULY 21, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
In the centre of this quagmire and near where the road crosses the bottom is a spring of good water.EARLY WESTERN TRAVELS 1748-1846, VOLUME XXXJOEL PALMER
I was so near discovering the truth, and yet my inquiries had only plunged me more deeply into a quagmire of suspicion and horror.THE SIGN OF SILENCEWILLIAM LE QUEUX
The moor was boggy, and he crossed patches of quagmire which trembled even under his light weight.LIVES OF THE FUR FOLKM. D. HAVILAND
At one spot my horse sank into a quagmire, and it was only with the greatest difficulty that I finally got it out again.WANDERINGS IN PATAGONIAJULIUS BEERBOHM
In the pelting rain of a Burmese monsoon the so-called road soon became a mere quagmire.THE HARMSWORTH MAGAZINE, VOL. 1, 1898-1899, NO. 6VARIOUS
This last thought had far to travel from some unused, deep-down quagmire of the heart, but it came.AUDREYMARY JOHNSTON


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