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quagmire
used in Gone with the Wind

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Definition a difficult, complex situation — especially one from which it is difficult to escape

or more specifically:  a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
  • "But, Ashley," she began, floundering in a quagmire of bewilderment, "if you're afraid we'll starve, why—why— Oh, Ashley, we'll manage somehow!
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