Pronunciation: (mīur), [key]
—n., v., mired, mir•ing.
1. a tract or area of wet, swampy ground; bog; marsh.
2. ground of this kind, as wet, slimy soil of some depth or deep mud.
1. to plunge and fix in mire; cause to stick fast in mire.
2. to involve; entangle.
3. to soil with mire; bespatter with mire.
to sink in mire or mud; stick.
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