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quagmire
used in Lonesome Dove

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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
  • Peach was picking her way across the main street of Fort Smith, which was less of a quagmire than usual, since it had been dry lately.
    Chapters 26-27 (8% in)

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