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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A marsh or swamp. Also: A difficult situation.

Usage examples (39)
  • After the boat was capsized, the passengers had to slog through the morass to get to the road near the swamp.
  • Maybe the best way out of the morass is to think of constructions like "better than her" as forgivable lapses — like "It's me."
  • One of the suggestions being made as a way out of this Florida/Michigan morass is simply to seat the delegates based on the actual vote.
  • In a deep hole near the edge of the morass was a huge Hereford bull. for more
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