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morass
used in Howards End

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a difficult situation that frustrates progress

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a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
  • Seven miles to the north of Venice the banks of sand which nearer the city rise little above low-water mark attain by degrees a higher level, and knit themselves at last into fields of salt morass, raised here and there into shapeless mounds, and intercepted by narrow creeks of sea.
    Chapter 6 (40% in)

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