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quagmire

quagmire - Dictionary definition and meaning for word quagmire

Definition
(noun) a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
Synonyms : mire , morass , quag , slack

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quagmire

Take into consideration the First three words QUAgmire. The words resemble earth QUAKE. So earth quake is an awkward predicament, where soil sinks under your feet.
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by tenzingocha

quag(Kauwa)...mire(Marr)....kauwa DALDAL mein phaske margaya
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by lebshah

quagmire think it like this quag is sound of frog and mire can be changed with hire so where frog hire of course in quagmire
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by Tural

add A to it.. AQUA+MIRE == aqua means water .. hence wetland
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by gredesai

remember family guy-quagmire!
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by madness

quagmire(quake-earthquake) when earthquake occurs it makes the sitution dangerous by devastating the houses and so on
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by santosh pokhrel

QUA(ck)+gmire;quack reminds u of ducks and ducks generally live in marshy areas :)
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by jim4gre

remember tom cruise in Jerry MAGUIRE? In the movie he opposes his boss...eventually landing in a difficult situation
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by pratdhunk

Take into consideration the First three words QUAgmire. The words resemble earth QUAKE. So earth quake is an awkward predicament, where soil sink under your feet
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by tenzingocha

quag=big:mire=mine: dangerous
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by OCT18THGRE

If you know mire, you can relate, quag, mire, quagmire all mean the same
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