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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • n. An area of wet, soggy, muddy ground; a bog.
  • n. Deep slimy soil or mud.
  • n. A disadvantageous or difficult condition or situation: the mire of poverty.
  • v. To cause to sink or become stuck in or as if in mire.
  • v. To hinder, entrap, or entangle as if in mire.
  • v. To soil with mud or mire.
  • verb-intransitive. To sink or become stuck in mire.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • n. An ant.
  • n. Deep mud; moist, spongy earth.
  • n. An undesirable situation, a predicament.
  • v. To weigh down.
  • v. Cause to become stuck in mud.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. An ant.
  • n. Deep mud; wet, spongy earth.
  • v. To cause or permit to stick fast in mire; to plunge or fix in mud.
  • v. To stick or entangle; to involve in difficulties; -- often used in the passive or predicate form.
  • v. To soil with mud or foul matter.
  • verb-intransitive. To stick in mire.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • n. Wet, slimy soil of some depth and of yielding consistence; deep mud.
  • n. Filth.
  • To plunge and fix in mire; set or stall in mud; sink in mud or in a morass.
  • To soil or daub with slimy mud or foul matter.
  • To sink in mud; especially, to sink so deep as to be unable to move forward; stick in the mud.
  • n. An ant. See pismire.
  • To wonder; admire.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • n. deep soft mud in water or slush
  • n. a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
  • v. entrap
  • v. be unable to move further
  • v. cause to get stuck as if in a mire
  • n. a difficulty or embarrassment that is hard to extricate yourself from
  • v. soil with mud, muck, or mire
  • Verb Form
    mired    mires    miring   
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    clay    mud    peat bog    bog    involve    standstill    difficulty    bemire    dirty    begrime   
    Cross Reference
    mired    miring    miry    quagmire    in the mire   
    Words with the same meaning
    ant    marsh    mud    dirt   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Dyer    Gire    Gyr    Meier    Meyer    Trier    Tyre    acquire    admire    afire   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    muck    morass    quagmire    ooze    bog    mud    slush    quicksand    swamp    silt