quag


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quag

 (kwăg, kwŏg)
n.
A quagmire.

[Perhaps variant of Middle English quabbe, from Old English *cwabba.]

quag

(kwæɡ; kwɒɡ)
n
(Physical Geography) another word for quagmire
[C16: perhaps related to quake; compare Middle Low German quabbe]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quag - a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfootquag - a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
bog, peat bog - 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

quag

noun
A usually low-lying area of soft waterlogged ground and standing water:
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In truth, I expected nothing better than to find myself in the ditch on one side or the Quag on the other; but on communicating my apprehensions to Mr.
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Sequel to The Finisher, Vega Jane's fantasy adventure continues at a frantic pace as, having escaped her mundane existence in Wormwood, she journeys into the fearful wilderness known as the Quag.
Bush decided against invading Iraq partly out of concern of getting stuck in a quag mire.
Along the way she discovers many truths about the origins of Wormwood, as well as the Quag itself.