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quag

 (kwăg, kwŏg)
n.
A quagmire.

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

(kwæɡ; kwɒɡ)
n
(Physical Geography) another word for quagmire
[C16: perhaps related to quake; compare Middle Low German quabbe]
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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
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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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Lindsay said she was a huge fan of Ab Fab - in which Patsy often said: "Let's go to Quag's, darling" and wanted one for her home.
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. She now knows everything she has been told and taught for all her fifteen years is a lie and she is determined to find the truth including the whereabouts of her grandfather and parents.
Bush decided against invading Iraq partly out of concern of getting stuck in a quag mire.
Lily is vulgar--in a marvelously kid-friendly way--calling Gulliver among other things a "quag" and a "zijji guncher."'
Vega Jane; her best friend, Delph; and her dog have left their village of Wormwood behind and crossed into the hostile territory known as the Quag. Captured by a warlord, manipulated by a mysterious witch, and threatened by bizarre monsters, Vega must rely on her newly discovered magic skills and the loyalty of her friends to escape the prison that is the Quag.