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quagmire

a soft wet area of land that gives way under the feet; bog

quagmire

[′kwäg‚mīr]
(ecology)
bog
References in classic literature ?
From the end of it a small wand planted here and there showed where the path zigzagged from tuft to tuft of rushes among those green-scummed pits and foul quagmires which barred the way to the stranger.
Sometimes they are little lakes, again but tiny pools, and often mere quagmires of mud, as was this one overgrown with lush grasses which effectually hid its treacherous identity.
They believed only he had the credentials to pull the country out of the quagmire.
Gov Gboyega Oyetola of Osun has called on government at all levels to invest more in technical and vocational education as a panacea to the country's socio-economic and political quagmire.
PTI government has become trapped in the quagmire of a triggering economy.
Stith (Associate Professor of History at the University of Texas at Tyler) in "Beyond the Quagmire: New Interpretations of the Vietnam War", thirteen scholars from across disciplines provide a series of provocative, important, and timely essays on the politics, combatants, and memory of the Vietnam War.
But considering educational quagmire and countering it is need of hour.
Khan had unveiled his government's four-pronged strategy to pull the country out of its "quagmire of loans" in Malaysia but with all the talks regarding the country's failing economy, a lighter moment emerged when Malaysian first lady Siti Hasmah Mohamad Ali asked Khan during a photo op: Prime minister, can I hold your hand?" PM Khan amusingly replied: Sure!", which drew laughter from the audience and a hearty chuckle from his Malaysian counterpart Mahathir Mohamad.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb on Monday lambasted Prime Minister Imran Khan-led federal govt over lacking vision to bring country out of economic quagmire.
After reviewing the projects, the chief minister hoped that with the continued efforts of all the departments the province would be out of the current financial quagmire.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) senator Rehman Malik on Sunday penned a letter to premier Imran Khan on current economic quagmire. Rehman in his letter urged Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan to craft 'national economic strategy' to bring country out of the economic crisis.
But he has told of how new album Rise Up was inspired by that "bad period" - and its title is poignant as he has now broken free from his own "quagmire".