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Another word for mire

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Noun
  1. A usually low-lying area of soft waterlogged ground and standing water

      1. An area of soft, naturally waterlogged ground.
      2. Wet, spongy ground, characterized by decaying mosses that form peat; a small marsh or swamp
      3. An area having a wet, spongy, acidic substrate composed chiefly of sphagnum moss and peat in which characteristic shrubs and herbs and sometimes trees usually grow.
      1. A monetary unit of China, equal to1100 of a yuan
      2. A plural form of fan used by enthusiasts of science fiction, fantasy, and anime, partly from whimsy and partly to distinguish themselves from fans of sport, etc.
      3. An area of low, flat, marshy land; swamp; bog
      1. A topographic surname for someone living by a marsh.
      2. A tract of low, wet, soft land that is temporarily, or permanently, covered with water, characterized by aquatic, grasslike vegetation; swamp; bog; morass; fen
      1. An area or region characterized by marshes or swamps
      2. Marshy land; bog or fen
      1. Anything that entraps or makes progress difficult.
      2. An area of low-lying, soggy ground.
      3. A tract of soft, wet ground; a marsh; a fen.
      1. (Canada) A terrain composed of peat bog with tussocky meadow and woody vegetation including spruce.
      2. A peat bog formed by an accumulation of sphagnum moss, leaves, and decayed matter, often with scattered small trees, and found especially in northern North America.
      1. A quagmire.
      2. (Rare) A bog or marsh
      1. A swampy, soggy area of ground.
      2. Wet, boggy ground, yielding under the foot
      3. Land with a soft muddy surface.
      1. A stagnant swamp, marsh, bog, or pond, especially as part of a bayou, inlet, or backwater.
      2. A layer or mass of dead tissue separated from surrounding living tissue, as in a wound, sore, or inflammation.
      3. A depression or hollow, usually filled with deep mud or mire.
      1. A situation or place fraught with difficulties and imponderables:
      2. An area of low-lying land that is frequently flooded, especially one dominated by woody plants.
      3. A piece of wet, spongy land that is permanently or periodically covered with water, characterized by growths of shrubs and trees; marsh; bog
      1. Land of swampy consistency or having many swamps on it.
      2. (Uncountable, physics) The set of all possible string theories.
      3. (Countable, uncountable) Low-lying land that is regularly flooded; especially such land that is drier than a bog or a marsh.
      1. An area of land characterized by swamps, marshes, etc. that is preserved for wildlife
      2. Swamps or marshes
      3. Land that is covered mostly with water, with occasional marshy and soggy areas.
    See also:

    dry

  2. A viscous, usually offensively dirty substance

      1. Mire; mud
      2. Dark fertile soil containing decaying vegetable matter.
      3. Black earth containing decaying matter, used as a fertilizer
      1. An infusion of plant material, as from oak bark, formerly used in tanning.
      2. Soft mud or slime; esp., the deep layers of sediment at the bottom of a lake, ocean, etc.
      3. A layer of mudlike sediment on the floor of oceans and lakes, composed chiefly of remains of microscopic sea animals.
      1. A thick, sticky, slippery substance.
      2. Soft moist earth; mud.
      3. Any soft, moist, slippery, sometimes sticky matter, as soft mud, the mucous coating on fish, etc.; specif., moist or sticky matter considered filthy or disgusting
      1. Liquid waste of any kind
      2. Waste food used to feed pigs or other animals; swill.
      3. Watery snow or mud; slush
      1. Any heavy, slimy deposit, sediment, or mass, as the waste resulting from oil refining, the mud brought up by a mining drill, the precipitate in a sewage tank, the sediment in a steam boiler or crankcase, etc.
      2. Finely broken or half-formed ice on a body of water, especially the sea.
      3. Mud, mire, or ooze covering the ground or forming a deposit, as on a riverbed.
      1. (Informal) slush pile
      2. A confection consisting of shaved or crushed ice with a syrup, usually fruit-flavored, poured over it
      3. A heavy, wet mixture of snow, ice, and water
    See also:

    clean

Verb
  1. To soil with mud

    See also:

    clean

Another word for mire

Noun
      1. A topographic surname for someone living by a marsh.
      2. An area of low-lying land that is usually saturated with water and is dominated by herbaceous rather than woody plants.
      1. An area of soft, naturally waterlogged ground.
      2. Wet, spongy ground, characterized by decaying mosses that form peat; a small marsh or swamp
      3. An area having a wet, spongy, acidic substrate composed chiefly of sphagnum moss and peat in which characteristic shrubs and herbs and sometimes trees usually grow.
      1. An infusion of plant material, as from oak bark, formerly used in tanning.
      2. Soft mud or slime; esp., the deep layers of sediment at the bottom of a lake, ocean, etc.
      3. A layer of mudlike sediment on the floor of oceans and lakes, composed chiefly of remains of microscopic sea animals.
    See also:

    mud

    swamp