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adj. marsh·i·er, marsh·i·est
1. Of, resembling, or characterized by a marsh or marshes.
2. Growing in marshes.

marsh′i·ness n.
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(maːʃ) noun
(an area of) soft wet land. The heavy rainfall turned the land into a marsh.
ˈmarshy adjective
ˈmarshiness noun
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They register mild surprise at the methodical and nuanced way in which Vitruvius describes the careful topographical situation of successful architecture, and they then almost invariably remark that modern architecture has luckily moved beyond the need to consider the potability of the local water or the marshiness of the ground.