Definition of 'quagmire'
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But that would lead to a quagmire of legal wrangling. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Or if we had this plan over here then that would address this economic quagmire that we found ourselves in. Christianity Today (2000)It is a certain bureaucratic quagmire. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It is a political and legal quagmire, so nobody will go near it. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Was it not better to quash all emotions entirely, the better to avoid the quagmire of feelings? Seminary Boy (2006)Each standalone part of the trilogy tells the story of a Stuart king and the political quagmire surrounding them. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But there are a string of easy measures which those of us who are in the red can still take to escape the debt quagmire. The Sun (2007)Spain was plunged deeper into the economic quagmire yesterday after its central bank predicted that growth would grind to a halt in the third quarter. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Meanwhile British politics remained fiercely partisan, with the country mired in an economic quagmire. Times, Sunday Times (2012)If the council rejects the deal, it will catapult Brussels into a legal quagmire. Times, Sunday Times (2007)One reason that Britain is in such an economic quagmire is because of decades of unbalanced growth, fuelled by consumption and debt rather than savings and investment. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'quagmire'
British English: quagmire NOUN
A quagmire is a difficult, complicated, or unpleasant situation which is not easy to avoid or escape from.
His people had fallen further and further into a quagmire of confusion.
Definition of quagmire from the Collins English Dictionary
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