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Dictionary definition for: Mire

1. (n) a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot

2. (v) entrap; "Our people should not be mired in the past"

3. (v) cause to get stuck as if in a mire; "The mud mired our cart"

4. (v) be unable to move further; "The car bogged down in the sand"

5. (v) soil with mud, muck, or mire; "The child mucked up his shirt while playing ball in the garden"

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