morass


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morass

a tract of swampy low-lying land
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There is another morass down yonder, and a narrow neck between.
We will leave this question undecided and hark back to our morass again, for we have left a good deal unexplored.
They were at the morass, and again on the path, and again near where poor Heidegger met his death.
Seven miles to the north of Venice the banks of sand which nearer the city rise little above low-water mark attain by degrees a higher level, and knit themselves at last into fields of salt morass, raised here and there into shapeless mounds, and intercepted by narrow creeks of sea.
We got over the river in due course, and mustered again before a little wooden box on wheels, hove down all aslant in a morass, with
Immediately there was a crashing through the yellow canes, and a sound of voices from the dense green jungle that marked the morass through which I had run on the previous day.
God help those who wander into the great mire now, for even the firm uplands are becoming a morass.
The selection of Dowd Morass was predicated on three requirements: i) the wetland had to be of demonstrable high value (e.
As long as economists see but a single ladder out of the morass of underdevelopment, this is the best that citizens of two-thirds world can hope for.
At the bottom of the morass is a cold-blooded killer, and apprehending him will risk brutal consequences for the innocent and guilty alike.
America's first female president and her advisor are offered a shady scheme to sidestep a Middle East morass - by getting chin-deep in Chinese politics.
Instead, she offers viewers a morass of cliche; a montage of tourist-board images without the steady hand of a Richard Prince to turn them into knowing art; a Koyaanisqatsi without Godfrey Reggio and Philip Glass; an Access Hollywood without the cheerfully ridiculous Pat O'Brien to act as our guide.