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Synonyms for bogbɒg, bɔg

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bog, peat bog(verb)

    wet spongy ground of decomposing vegetation; has poorer drainage than a swamp; soil is unfit for cultivation but can be cut and dried and used for fuel

    bog, peat bog

  2. bog down, bog(verb)

    cause to slow down or get stuck

    "The vote would bog down the house"

    get stuck, grind to a halt, bog down, bog, mire

  3. bog down, bog(verb)

    get stuck while doing something

    "She bogged down many times while she wrote her dissertation"

    get stuck, grind to a halt, bog down, bog, mire

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bog(n.)

    morass, quagmire, slough, fen, marsh, swamp

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

peatland, peatlands, fen, bogs, swamp, mire, marsh, quagmire, marshes, peat, gao, fens

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