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adjective as in boggy

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Laundrie’s parents told authorities that their son indicated last week that he planned to hike the swampy reserve alone.

Because clouds on Earth were made of water, it stood to reason that Venus should be a very steamy and swampy place.

He hated the swampy Southeast and looked with disdain at formerly enslaved people camping there.

In 2005, some of those accounts, based on surveys conducted in the swampy bottomlands of Arkansas, were published in the journal Science, leading to a flurry of interest.

Homes more used to the swampy heat were useless against the wind and cold, with pipes bursting and ceilings caving in.

Like Peter the Great on the Baltic, she got the swampy part.

In Louisiana, a land rich with swampy Gothic crime stories and compelling motion-picture tax incentives!

The track opens on Rihanna approaching her swampy throne, decked out in an outfit Miley Cyrus could only dream of.

All of these swampy scenarios set the table for the high stakes Wisconsin primary on April 3.

He once hinted he buried her in a swampy bird sanctuary on the island, which her father dredged to no avail.

Virginia has been richly endowed with caverns, springs, unusual rock formations and a dense, swampy wilderness.

He kept on grimly, however, never deviating from his perspective, which was the swampy ground on the outer curve of the bend.

The outlet of the lake, which they reached at noon, was a stream fifty feet in width, and passed at first through a swampy region.

They passed another lake, along whose shores the trail was rough and swampy.

The banks are generally low, with a few sandy elevations, thickly wooded or swampy.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to swampy, such as: marshy, muddy, miry, mucky, quaggy, and wet.

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