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Verb
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.”
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To become, or cause to become, stuck in mud
“Couldn't the sediment at the bottom be so deep that it might mire the car with both of them in it?”
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To dirty or soil, such as with mud
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“But they'd made good time over the roads, which couldn't decide whether to jar their bones with rocks and bumps or mire them in mud.”
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To stop, hinder or impede the flow or progress of
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To make unclear or difficult to understand
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To make something more complex
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To apprehend or arrest someone
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Difficult or tangled situations
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Issues or problems requiring resolution
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Plural for a stretch of swampy or boggy ground
“One side was fence, the other a swamp, a mire skewered by rotting birch trunks bracketed by hard tinder fungi.”
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Plural for 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.”
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Plural for a problematic situation that is difficult or impossible to escape
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“We must get out of this mire, this stupidity, this unconsciousness, this disgusting defeatism that crushes because we allow ourselves to be crushed.”
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Plural for the quality or state of being dirty or filthy
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