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morass

a tract of swampy low-lying land
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The nation is mired in a morass of intertwined environmental problems.
But when they are higher up--and let's face it, there are plenty of managers and executives in businesses large and small who are more interested in preserving a no-longer-existing status quo than in actual change--the magnitude of the morass is thoroughly daunting.
The nine-year-old is due to reappear in the William Hill Chase at Exeter next Friday, ground permitting, but his trainer Henrietta Knight said: "If it remains dry at Exeter, he'll run as planned, but he'll be given an entry in the Peterborough Chase to offer an alternative if it comes up a morass.
The whole country is fast becoming a morass of totally under-used museums.
Managing underwriters with compliance employees on staff have the advantage of staying on top of an ever-changing morass of statutory regulations.
As companies and their systems have grown, the combinations of functional applications they rely on--including corporate-wide ERP and CRM applications, to in-house developed departmental programs, to systems inherited through acquisitions--have created a morass of complexity that is strangling corporate speed and agility while stifling user productivity and innovation.
Today, in the morass of high-stakes testing and the all-encompassing emphasis upon academic achievement, socialization via schooling is masked.
When southern California changed from a place where this was possible into an overcrowded, problem-ridden morass, they loaded up their belongings and young children and took possession of a ranch on the Snake River near the Washington-Idaho border.
You can't do better than that," Findlay says, referring to the morass of regulations and permits that sometimes hamper similar guiding services in other countries.
Healing and reconciliation were seen as theoretically valuable, but irrelevant at this time, and in any event considered impossible until after the church and native people have emerged from the legal morass they are now in.
Still, Sarandon's nun wades through the morass of moral ambiguity guided by her conviction that Christ does not sanction the death penalty, that the beast who has done these things is also fashioned in the image and likeness of God.
The morass in African leadership is created by leaders who are intellectually and physically empowered but without a spiritual backbone,' he said.