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See definition of swamp on Dictionary.com
  • nounwet land covered with vegetation
  • verboverwhelm, flood

synonyms for swamp

  • bog
  • marshland
  • morass
  • mud
  • quagmire
  • fen
  • glade
  • marsh
  • mire
  • moor
  • polder
  • quag
  • slough
  • swale
  • swampland
  • everglade
  • holm
  • muskeg
  • peat bog
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How to use swamp in a sentence

Let the friendly hosts, who live on-site, cook you a meal, set you up with fishing gear, or point you to the best local seafood markets and swamp tours.
OUR FAVORITE HIPCAMP IN EVERY STATEALISON VAN HOUTENOCTOBER 1, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
They live in the moist and muddy soil of wetlands, swamps, and bogs, and their tunnels can be nearly anywhere in a complex overgrown wilderness.
HOW TO HUNT FOR STAR-NOSED MOLES (AND THEIR HOLES)KENNETH CATANIASEPTEMBER 15, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Anaerobic bacteria produce it in places such as sewage, swamps, marshlands, and rice fields, and in the intestines of most animals.
GAS SPOTTED IN VENUS’S CLOUDS COULD BE A SIGN OF ALIEN LIFENEEL PATELSEPTEMBER 14, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Anaerobic microbes living in such places as sewage, swamps and the intestinal tracts of animals from penguins to people are the only known life-forms on Earth that produce the molecule.
PHOSPHINE GAS FOUND IN VENUS’ ATMOSPHERE MAY BE ‘A POSSIBLE SIGN OF LIFE’LISA GROSSMANSEPTEMBER 14, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
In some ways, it would be easier to just not care, to be one of those people who see no difference among a park, a swamp and the rim of an active volcano, to be one of those people who is mentally living six months ago.
EVERY DECISION IS A RISK. EVERY RISK IS A DECISION.MAGGIE KOERTH (MAGGIE.KOERTH-BAKER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)JULY 21, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
A native brought news that a collector and his wife were hiding in a swamp near the road.
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Two companies deployed over a swamp and went along the beach under cover of the Utah Battery.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
The swamp is more easily accessible from Virginia than from North Carolina.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
In the campaign in Holland last war, a party marching through a swamp, was ordered to form two deep.
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The road was a bullock track, a swamp of mud amid the larger swamp of the ploughed land and jungle.
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WORDS RELATED TO SWAMP

  • bear
  • bunch
  • bundle
  • chock
  • cluster
  • congest
  • congregate
  • crush
  • deluge
  • elbow
  • flock
  • gather
  • huddle
  • jam
  • jam-pack
  • justle
  • mass
  • muster
  • overcrowd
  • pack
  • pack 'em in
  • pack like sardines
  • pile
  • push
  • ram
  • sardine
  • shove
  • squash
  • squeeze
  • squish
  • stream
  • surge
  • swamp
  • swarm
  • throng
  • top off
  • troop
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