Synonyms for Quagmire:


battle, tragedy, stress, nightmare, ordeal, worst-case scenario, crisis. mudflats, perplexity, fenland, difficulty, flats, quandary, predicament, entanglement. dry, marshland, wetland, muskeg, slough. dilemma, box, trouble, bind, hot spot, deep water, pickle, dutch, easy, fix, hot water, spot, plight, corner, soup, scrape, jam. bad situation (noun)
dilemma, difficulty, scrape, jam, entanglement, box, fix, trouble, pickle, mire, plight, predicament, corner, morass, quandary, perplexity.
bog (noun)
fen, marsh, slough, swamp, marshland.
marsh (noun)
bottoms, mire, glade, bog, marsh, swampland, swamp, fen.
predicament (noun)
deep water, predicament, soup.
quagmire (noun)
mire, morass.

Other synonyms:

fenland, difficulty, ordeal, deep water, dutch, hot spot, nightmare, wetland, muskeg, marshland. dilemma, slough, box, hot water, predicament, tragedy, crisis, plight, soup. battle, pickle. jam, scrape. spot. stress, bind, corner. trouble. Other relevant words:
difficulty, fix, dutch, jam, spot, bind, slough, hot spot, marshland, crisis, morass, box, muskeg, predicament, fenland, bog, corner, plight, scrape, quandary, soup, entanglement, wetland, trouble, nightmare, hot water, dilemma, perplexity, pickle.

Usage examples for quagmire

  1. The man, throwing down his heavy gun, fled towards the quagmire but the beast was so close upon him, that he despaired of escaping in that direction, and turning suddenly round a clump of copse- wood, began to climb an old mimosa tree which stood at one side of it. – Anecdotes of the Habits and Instinct of Animals by R. Lee
  2. They came to a quagmire in the red clay of the road. – The Happy Foreigner by Enid Bagnold
  3. Continuing to feel his way cautiously through the wilderness of quagmire he soon came upon a very formidable obstacle. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley