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    1. The problem was, where he wanted to build it, the soil was very swampy and couldn’t be built upon

    2. It's over ten miles south to the river here, but it was too swampy for me to continue and that swamp didn't look like it was something isolated

    3. It was swampy and marshy around it, and unlike the first one they had camped at, deep, green and muddy rather than clear and sandy

    4. We understand the river gets swampy and it's not very populated

    5. After coming off second best in a patch of prickly pear, a cactus which is happily not common in the bush, I suddenly reached swampy ground again, while in places the trees cleared, opening out on large sticky patches of arundineous mud, which would have made a capital ground for sportsmen

    6. There was soon more sport on hand, for a buzzing hum and a stinging sensation on the cheek localised the swampy haunt of the tsetse fly, which fortunately had not worried us much on the upward march, and had left one or two donkeys that travelled with the force unmolested

    7. Ethan wiped his forehead and asked Nicole, while she navigated through the thick, swampy bushes:

    8. Metal railings lined both sides with intermediate areas of swampy water high enough to hide a body

    9. Besides, he told me the north shore was too swampy and the south shore was too steep

    10. Not long after I left Tutalosi, the land along the river began to get swampy

    11. Because of the swampy nature of the terrain along the river, I stayed at the yams in the towns along the way

    12. Ferrante insisted that they await evacuation from the sea and forced them into a swampy fever-infested place near Castellamare di Stabia where they languished for months waiting for their king to rescue them

    13. hibiscus, the only smell was a pong, a very flatulent pong at that, for the ground was a mass of swampy bogs and bubbling gas

    14. and made a sticky, swampy mess on his high chair tray

    15. The acacias also scratched the humid swampy surface with their roots such as fingers coming out of the ground, long, curved and corny

    16. Scattered islands of twisted metal, fragments of walls and roofs, bits of cars, telephone and electricity poles and thousands of unidentifiable lumps, reared through a stinking mess of sand and mud - a swampy plain fringed by stagnant pools and sluggish turbid streams

    17. There are bluffs to fall over and break your necks; there’s a swampy area that’ll suck you in, and a twisted ankle could end in disaster if you’re on your own

    18. She had ridden all night, and dawn found her with a foundered steed on the swampy shores of the sea

    19. The tall sedges bordering this swampy area were alive with movement as the night hunters retired and the day creatures took over

    20. left the road and were in a swampy area with some large rocks

    21. forests, but can also be found in swampy forests and montane

    22. I made my way across a swampy marsh and towards the valley

    23. She had tried to sink them into the swampy passion that she allowed herself with her nephew Aureli-ano José and she tried to take refuge in the calm and virile protection of Colonel Gerineldo Márquez, but she had not been able to overcome them, not even with the most desperate act of her old age when she would bathe the small José Arcadio three years before he was sent to the seminary and caress him not as a grandmoth-er would have done with a grandchild, but as a woman would have done with a man, as it was said that the French matrons did and as she had wanted to do with Pietro Crespi at the age of twelve, fourteen, when she saw him in his dancing tights and with the magic wand with which he kept time to the metronome

    24. In the swampy streets there were the remains of furniture, animal skeletons covered with red lilies, the last memories of the hordes of newcomers who had fled Macondo as wildly as they had arrived

    25. Here and there in the clear space, trees had taken hold, spreading their interlacing roots into the swampy soil

    26. They passed the swampy area but did not stop, and soon they returned to their camp

    27. You will blindly stagger through the Swampy Maze of Visionless Wandering

    28. Alice and Harald left the reception at the Baret house and ventured into the swampy area to the south of the abbey

    29. I hope you understand that I am willing to hear you talk about most things, and that you will need no further warning to keep off the few swampy places

    30. But away there on that low meadow, far away over there where a white mist lay on the swampy places and the leaves of the flags that grew along the ditch stood up like silver spears in the moonlight, one could imagine the damp cool fragrance rising up as one's feet stirred the grass, the perfect solitariness and the perfect silence

    31. Her bike was hard to control in the swampy grass

    32. When she had seen a drawing of the plant in a book in the library it had occurred to her that some grew wild in the swampy woods near her home

    33. on the swampy lowland

    34. his cousins had discovered nothing in the swampy mud fl ats by the

    35. Rain pounded down on the swampy part of the forest into which I had crawled

    36. We were in an area of the forest where two rivers converged, which had caused a swampy clearing of sorts

    37. “In the deepest parts of the Congo there are many such swampy islands of grass

    38. When he was a child, most of the south bank had been a wide, muddy beach with a swampy field beyond

    39. On reaching the copse, Levin got out of the trap and led Oblonsky to a corner of a mossy, swampy glade, already quite free from

    40. The day limped towards evening, the local water table rose relentlessly under the steady, soaking rain, and it wasn’t as if the heavily forested terrain between Kyrnyth and the village of Gyrdahn, thirty-eight miles to the northeast, wasn’t already swampy enough

    41. Below, it is a swampy, jungly region, full of snakes, insects, and fever

    42. Who knows what it may shelter? And there to the south? A wilderness of swampy forest, where no white man has ever been

    43. How beautiful all this was! The soft gray mist in the swampy bottoms, the red earth and growing cotton, the sloping fields with curving green rows and the black pines rising behind everything like sable walls

    44. Casaubon had never had a strong bodily frame, and his soul was sensitive without being enthusiastic: it was too languid to thrill out of self-consciousness into passionate delight; it went on fluttering in the swampy ground where it was hatched, thinking of its wings and never flying

    45. They taunted and teased and pushed him toward the swampy woods behind the icehouse

    46. So the freed slaves built their homes where no one else wanted to live, in a swampy, muddy, mosquito-ridden low place half a mile north of the center of Eudora

    47. They laid boards across the swampy, pestilential ground to keep their children’s feet out of the mud

    48. It could occur anywhere the anopheles mosquito is found, and was once prevalent in swampy areas of southern Italy and other parts of Europe

    49. Out in the open plain beyond this quarter of the city to-day, after every heavy rain, the water collects and renders the ground swampy

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    Synonyms for "swampy"

    boggy marshy miry mucky muddy quaggy sloppy sloughy soggy squashy swampy waterlogged bemired slimy grimy oozy

    "swampy" definitions

    (of soil) soft and watery