mirePronunciation: (mīur), [key]
—n., v., mired, mir•ing.
a tract or area of wet, swampy ground; bog; marsh.
ground of this kind, as wet, slimy soil of some depth or deep mud.
to plunge and fix in mire; cause to stick fast in mire.
to involve; entangle.
to soil with mire; bespatter with mire.
to sink in mire or mud; stick.
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