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Noun
A wetland area or ecosystem based on peat
“Many of those killed were buried in the mire.”
Noun
Soft mud or dirt
“The muck and mire are long gone, and the golf course looks much the same as it did on opening day.”
Noun
A problematic situation that is difficult or impossible to escape
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“The economy is not out of the mire yet.”
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The quality or state of being dirty or filthy
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To become embroiled or implicated in
“Yet the mass of details-informative and rich as they are-tend to mire the book in a swamp of names and dates.”
Verb
Cause to become stuck in mud
“They marched along the banners and got mired in the mud, screaming for help.”
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Cover or spatter with mud
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“The horse waded through the red mud that mired it to its hocks.”
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To be involved in
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To make unclear or difficult to understand
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To cause to proceed or move at a slower pace
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To make something more complex
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To apprehend or arrest someone
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