Quagmire

Antonyms of QUAGMIRE

Synonyms of QUAGMIRE

Examples of usage:

  1. This, in an engagement with a clever woman, is what you should do, or else you are likely to find yourself planted unawares in a high wind, your hat blown off, and your coat- tails anywhere; in other words, you will stand ridiculous in your bewilderment; and General Ople ever footed with the utmost caution to avoid that quagmire of the ridiculous. "The Short Works of George Meredith" by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  2. My room is a wretched loft, reached by a ladder, with such a quagmire at its foot that I have to descend into it in Wellington boots. "Unbeaten-Tracks-in-Japan" by Bird, Isabella L. (Isabella Lucy)
  3. On the 22nd his bridge of boats was made, and he had thrown his little army across the Rhine into Batavia, and entrenched himself with his six thousand foot and fourteen hundred horse in the immediate neighbourhood of Farnese- Foul- meadow and Good- meadow, dyke, bog, wold, and quagmire, had been successfully traversed, and within one week of his learning that the great viceroy of Philip had reached the Batavian island, Maurice stood confronting that famous chieftain in battle- array. "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete" by John Lothrop Motley
  4. " This is very uncomfortable," said Ben Franklin one day to his comrades, while they were standing in the quagmire. "The-New-McGuffey-Fourth-Reader" by McGuffey, William Holmes
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