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    1. All that Terry could do, once the dust had settled and his divorce had been dragged through the mire of the gutter press, was to lend his name and his former glories to endorsements and dubious advertising campaigns

    2. The old woman looked at Billy as he knelt in the mire and said,

    3. years working in the mire of celebrity shame, the editor of the

    4. Getting to know her (once I had nagged Jane into introducing me) merely underlined her numerous qualities and sank me deeper in the mire

    5. and his divorce had been dragged through the mire of the gutter

    6. But the wicked are like the troubled sea, when it cannot rest, whose waters cast up mire

    7. The branch was quickly sucked down into the mire

    8. the mire and mud

    9. Only the most powerful of witches could have made my rigid, always proper mother take the form of a wine-besotted slattern lying in the mire

    10. into the mire: the smelly clothes in the garden, his conversation with Sharon and saying he was

    11. It had been built around 1600 to keep pedestrians' feet out of the mud and mire of the drovers' route

    12. As I listened to these songs in memory"s eye, I could see those staggering columns of the First World War, bending on soggy packs on many a weary march, from dawn to dusk to drizzling rain, to slogging ankle through mire of shell-pocked roads, to form grimly for the attack, blue-lipped, covered with sludge and mud, chilled by the wind and rain, driving home to their objective, and for many, to the judgment seat of God

    13. As they sink deeper and deeper into the mire of their fornications!

    14. With a cold shock, Darkburst suddenly realised that the badgers had no intention of rescuing him from his plight and became increasingly desperate as he slipped ever deeper into the mire

    15. Collecting dry twigs and leaves from around the edge of the mire, he placed these on top of the mud

    16. An old combine harvester was stuck up to its axles in the middle of the muddy mire

    17. 11 Can the rush grow up without mire? Can the flag grow without water?

    18. 14 Deliver me out of the mire, and let me not sink: let me be delivered from those who hate me, and out of the deep waters

    19. 2Pet 2:22 But it is happened unto them according to the true proverb, The dog is turned to his own vomit again; and the sow that was washed to her wallowing in the mire

    20. The passenger side tires hit mud, pulling her deeper into the mire

    21. like the troubled sea, when it cannot rest, whose waters throw up mire and dirt

    22. they let down Jeremiah with cords; And in the dungeon there was no water, but mire: so Jeremiah sunk into the mire

    23. Was it all but mire, and he was nothing but a liar?

    24. which said to me, Where is the Lord your God? my eyes shall see her: now shall she be trodden down as the mire of the streets

    25. did build herself a strong hold, and heaped up silver as the dust, and fine gold as the mire of the streets

    26. 5 And they shall be as mighty men, which tread down their enemies in the mire of the streets in the battle,

    27. Of course,” he said, his eyes gleaming, “I do find a gem hidden in the mire once in a while

    28. tears had dribbled down into the mire and made sticky sand balls

    29. are caught and pulled out of this mire of sorrow?

    30. Into a mire

    31. Into the shade and loneliness and mire

    32. I’m going to say nowt to those bastards – ever! There’s no way I’m going to get involved in that sort of mire

    33. 'Oh, I've dreamed of such a meeting as this, while I crawled on my belly through the brambles, or lay under rocks while the ants gnawed my flesh, or crouched in the mire up to my mouth—I dreamed, but never hoped it would come to pass

    34. And as that once rich and mighty land sank deeper and deeper into the black mire of the sunless jungle, so into the chaos of squalling jungle life sank the people of the city

    35. 3 "The priests and teachers of that day sought to kill Jeremiah, but the judges would not consent, albeit, for his words of warning, they did let him down by cords in a filthy dungeon until he sank in mire up to his armpits

    36. Forced to watch his work sink into the mire while his

    37. Lancaster went on a walk around Raven Mire

    38. ‘Ah, I have heard of this notorious Raven Mire

    39. I burned the gumboots in an incinerator in the cellars, and tossed the gun into Raven Mire

    40. Many covering the fighting also realized that soldiers were stuck in the mire while they themselves could just get out at any time

    41. We found her scarf with some blood next to a mire of quicksand

    42. and mire of those mutated negative ?

    43. following the tire tracks in the mire

    44. provided so much pleasure, slid slowly into the mire without so much as a whimper

    45. But how the Musalmans are to progress in modern times without imbibing the process of inquiry that is so essential to acquire knowledge and wisdom? It is this trap of belief into which Musalmans are born and there is no reformist around any more, after Kemal Ataturk the Great to extricate them out of the Islamic mire

    46. wallow in the mire of repeated birth and death, and of disgrace

    47. in the mire of ignorance if there is even the slightest distance between

    48. I’ll press the ever-bolder peasantry into obeisance, and the honor of Family Kessant will rise above the mire wherein the King now wallows as a pig in slop

    49. the ditch where you"ll lie in the mire

    50. On his hands and knees in the mire he saw plenty of empties

    1. He panted hard, still mired in the primeval floor, but managed to steel his shaking

    2. It was my young cousin Aristides running from the pond, shouting that little Phoebe had gotten mired while chasing a frog

    3. He only cleaned his sword off in the water, a bleak look mired in his eyes

    4. An unhealthy team mired in hostility and aggression is the # 1 barrier

    5. Now just what does that statement tell us about her mind set? Still mired in slavery? Well, between England and America, we abolished it, and not without cost

    6. She knew this landscape as intimately as the well-worn creases of the reins beneath her fingers, but how could she spot the horses in this chaos? What if they lay injured, mired in the mud?

    7. Nevertheless, in an avalanche of events, the government was further hampered and weakened by feature stories that included accounts of atrocities by a government mired with rampant corruption, while the flow of arms from Russia and East Germany to the Sandinistas increased, creating a rebel army from the mobs of protesters

    8. and remaining mired in helplessness

    9. The recent despair he has been mired in was harsh but brief, and now Gelahn’s plans are sharp and clear once more

    10. stopped having manic states and remained mired in a daily

    11. were mired in conflict

    12. inspiration her story provides at a time when we're so mired in economic and social

    13. your time mired in the past

    14. Now, almost a century after this statement was made, we see the developed (rich) and developing nations mired in economic recession, street protests by thousands of people, terrorism and violent conflicts all over the world

    15. ‘’This United States is already mired into enough of a complicated situation as it is

    16. negotiation over interest rates (the risk premium that is attached to the risk-free rate), nor does he or she need to be mired in intricate calculations

    17. stocks with high stochastics will continue to out pace stocks which are mired in a lower

    18. No matter the standing, no matter the fate, whether possessing of riches, or mired in hate; one takes nothing with him, and cannot escape; for the end can’t be tamed, and it leaves none unchanged

    19. Not when this school is mired in the throes of

    20. finds itself mired in the cynicism, apathy, and corruption to which it has given rise

    21. On the negative side they lack perspective: they are too focused on the path beneath their feet and easily become mired in their thinking

    22. That business was mired in

    23. reporting process for municipalities, was mired in confusion, poor thinking, wasted

    24. fight was counter-productive, mired in self interest and most certainly did

    25. thinking about me - yet, I am the one mired in the "I cannot believe she did that" and the

    26. To refuse to accept a loss keeps us mired in the fear of that loss

    27. Mired in a barren land, the corn cries out to me – I am one of the starving!

    28. He must do the same thing if he wants to lift a space ship out of the swamp it is mired in

    29. Fanatical forces ruled the world during the darkest times in medieval Europe, trying to stamp out the flame, trying to keep people mired in ignorance, using religion as an excuse to stamp out the dangers of literature, of science, of independent thought

    30. a mired wagon amid much trumpeting and shouting

    31. Mired mid biased opinions, lesser aspirants hail a single name, Avatar or mantra and try to promulgate it above every other

    32. What other country would be strong enough to carry out such a promise after a potentially debilitating attack? Certainly not the sissy nations of Europe so mired in cultural relativism and political correctness that they'd probably thank the terrorists for the attack or open their borders even wider to the flood of immigration

    33. restone’s dungeon left him mired in a worrisome state of

    34. If you do not, then you will be mired in the deep Illusion of perception of all that happens to you and “around” you

    35. The curse of becoming too powerful, too smug, too stupid, too mired in its cultural rigidity, superstition and ignorance and too far behind the times… is the historical curse that all the hallowed, sanctified, revered, worshipped Chinese ancestors bestowed upon modern china

    36. While parts of the old Roman Empire that did not pay for their mistakes fully and did not learn are still mired in poverty and corruption

    37. He did not dare say one word about upsetting the corrupt system of despots and rulers, and traditions his own sick culture was mired in

    38. While the rest of the Arab world remains mired in poverty, hopelessness, oppression

    39. mired - and one of the things that had always driven

    40. true, the human race would undoubtedly still be mired down in the stone

    41. path, and this applies to the more noble attempts like Buddhism, which is still mired in error caused

    42. It is my sincere purpose and hope that all those mired

    43. Since we are deeply mired in wars and the many afflictions caused by greed and money, it is clear

    44. Moments later he was mired in a wash of stirred up sediment as the ball and chain clanged into the ocean floor

    45. The Department of Education would serve a useful purpose if it actually attempted to ensure the best possible education for everyone, paying special attention to those mired in poverty, because education provides the best ladder of escape

    46. When night hides her body's flaws calling under her brown shawl from an archway where dogs have mired

    47. Slowly three times, one after another, from a full crupper he mired

    48. By the time the snow finally turned to rain, in late January, the campus was mired in 532 acres of slush, and the infirmary was so overrun with students suffering from colds, flu, and pneumonia that all the beds were full and sick students were left lying on cots in the hallways

    49. He had seen that his friend was mired in conflict over what he was doing

    50. wallow, and here and there vehicles were mired to the hubs in the ruts

    1. down from the hills to feed the stagnant pools and mires beyond

    2. was really an endless network of pools, and soft mires

    3. The orcs hindered by the mires that lay before the hills halted and

    1. Thus, it calls for the examination of the poor Musalmans as to how Muhammad’s personal agenda would have influenced the ethos of Islam miring their life ‘here’

    2. miring glances told her they made a dashing couple

    3. The battle once begun, its very various changes,—the resistance of Hougomont; the tenacity of La Haie-Sainte; the killing of Bauduin; the disabling of Foy; the unexpected wall against which Soye's brigade was shattered; Guilleminot's fatal heedlessness when he had neither petard nor powder sacks; the miring of the batteries; the fifteen unescorted pieces overwhelmed in a hollow way by Uxbridge; the small effect of the bombs falling in the English lines, and there embedding themselves in the rain-soaked soil, and only succeeding in producing volcanoes of mud, so that the canister was turned into a splash; the uselessness of Pire's demonstration on Braine-l'Alleud; all that cavalry, fifteen squadrons, almost exterminated; the right wing of the English badly alarmed, the left wing badly cut into; Ney's strange mistake in massing, instead of echelonning the four divisions of the first corps; men delivered over to grape-shot, arranged in ranks twenty-seven deep and with a frontage of two hundred; the frightful

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    Synonyms for "mire"

    mire morass quag quagmire slack slop muck muck up mud bog down get stuck grind to a halt entangle ooze fluid slime

    "mire" definitions

    a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot

    deep soft mud in water or slush

    a difficulty or embarrassment that is hard to extricate yourself from


    cause to get stuck as if in a mire

    be unable to move further

    soil with mud, muck, or mire