- [noun] a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
Synonyms: quagquag, morass
- [verb] entrap; "Our people should not be mired in the past"
- [verb] cause to get stuck as if in a mire; "The mud mired our cart"
Synonyms: bog down
- [verb] be unable to move further; "The car bogged down in the sand"
Synonyms: grind to a halt, get stuck, bog down
- [verb] soil with mud, muck, or mire; "The child mucked up his shirt while playing ball in the garden"
Synonyms: muck, mud, muck up