noun: quagmire; plural noun: quagmires
1. 1. a soft boggy area of land that gives way underfoot.”torrential rain turned the building site into a quagmire”
swamp, morass, bog, marsh, muskeg, mire, slough; Morearchaicquag ”the field became a quagmire”
◦ an awkward, complex, or hazardous situation.”a legal quagmire”
◦ muddle, mix-up, mess, predicament, mare’s nest, can of worms, quandary, tangle, imbroglio; Moretrouble, confusion, difficulty; informalsticky situation, pickle, stew, dilemma, fix, bind ”a judicial quagmire”
Yup. Figuratively and plotter-ly. (I know that’s not a word, but it is their reality.) How do you feel about quagmires? Been stuck in one? Stuck a character in one and then weren’t sure how to get them out? Remember, all comments ARE entered into my monthly drawing for an AnaBanana gift basket ($25 value). The winner will be announced in the first blog post of the new month.
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