Definition of 'mire'
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Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
There will be no more mire and muck to sink into.Christianity Today (2000) The Sun (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
But from the outset this drive has been mired in controversy.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Critics have argued that the money would be better spent on helping those mired in chronic poverty on the ground.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
It is hard for people who are personally solvent to absorb the idea that the country is mired in debt.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The victor will inherit a country still mired in war and soon to be without the assistance of foreign combat troops.Times, Sunday Times (2014) The Sun (2014) The Sun (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2015)
It was also a result that shoved Norwich firmly into the relegation mire.The Sun (2013)
The 47-year-old writer found himself in the mire again last week when something else from his past came back to haunt him.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
To persist might lead him deeper into the mire; to abandon his chosen course would mean admitting that he had wasted his opportunities.The Friendship: Wordsworth and Coleridge (2006)
Meanwhile British politics remained fiercely partisan, with the country mired in an economic quagmire.Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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