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morass

mo·rass

morass

 
 
pronunciation:
m raes
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an area of soft wet ground such as a swamp or bog.
synonyms:
bog, fen, marsh, mire, ooze, quagmire, slough, swamp
similar words:
flood plain, moor, mud, wallow, wetland
definition 2: something that hinders passage or engulfs an unwary person.
He'd accepted these enticing credit offers and now he was caught in a morass of debt.
synonyms:
mire
similar words:
quagmire, tangle