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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A marsh or bog. Also: To sink in mud or slush.

Usage examples (35)
  • Stay at the center of the road so you do not mire the wheels in the soft mud at the edge.
  • The country is still trying to climb out of the mire left by its previous president
  • Caught in the mire of poverty
  • Married, the mire was her portion, whatever she might do. for more
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