Synonyms of quagmire in English:


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1‘the rains arrived and the area was transformed into a red quagmire’

swamp, morass, bog, peat bog, marsh, mire, quag, marshland, fen, slough, quicksand
Scottish, Northern English moss
Irish corcass
North American bayou, pocosin, moor
archaic marish, carr

2‘the case has become a judicial quagmire’

muddle, mix-up, mess, predicament, awkward situation, difficult situation, unfortunate situation, mare's nest, quandary, entanglement, tangle, jumble, imbroglio
trouble, confusion, difficulty
corner, tight corner, tight spot
informal sticky situation, pickle, hole, stew, dilemma, fix, bind, jam, scrape, kettle of fish, how-do-you-do, deep water, hot water
West Indian comess