Thesaurus / slough
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A few years after the 1998 Good Friday Agreement, it’s still strictly segregated between Catholics and Protestants and stuck in an economic slough so old it’s covered in mold.

We lived on the Old West Side near Lake Sacajawea, which was nothing more than a dredged-out slough full of carp and muskrat.

You may sail along the river or slough, therefore, for miles, and see only occasional evidences of the embankment.

The kitten stalked down to the slough in which Four-Leaf and Clover were making their home.

Swamp CatJames Arthur Kjelgaard

Hitching those beside the trail, I returned to find Burton seated beside the lame horse, which could not cross the slough.

In man it continually wears off, in serpents it is shed annually in one slough.

The slough was quicksand, and as far as Andy knew, it was bottomless.

Swamp CatJames Arthur Kjelgaard

A mile beyond this slough we ascended a very steep bluff though not very high and the descent on the southwest is also very steep.

It was pretty far across the Slough and Bony couldn't hear us if we whispered.

SwattyEllis Parker Butler

Every one, however, must take his own way,--though it lead him into a slough or a ditch.

Jane TalbotCharles Brockden Brown

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