Swamp - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Swamp.

BOG
ENGULF
FEN
INUNDATE
MIRE
SLOUGH
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BOG
  1. 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
  2. get stuck while doing something; "She bogged down many times while she wrote her dissertation"
  3. cause to slow down or get stuck; "The vote would bog down the house"
ENGULF
  1. devote (oneself) fully to; "He immersed himself into his studies"
  2. flow over or cover completely; "The bright light engulfed him completely"
FEN
  1. low-lying wet land with grassy vegetation; usually is a transition zone between land and water; "thousands of acres of marshland"; "the fens of eastern England"
  2. 100 fen equal 1 yuan in China
INUNDATE
  1. fill or cover completely, usually with water
  2. fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid; "the basement was inundated after the storm"; "The images flooded his mind"
  3. To Swamp, to saturate, to overwhelm.
MIRE
  1. cause to get stuck as if in a mire; "The mud mired our cart"
  2. entrap; "Our people should not be mired in the past"
  3. a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
  4. a difficulty or embarrassment that is hard to extricate yourself from; "the country is still trying to climb out of the mire left by its previous president"; "caught in the mire of poverty"
  5. deep soft mud in water or slush; "they waded through the slop"
  6. soil with mud, muck, or mire; "The child mucked up his shirt while playing ball in the garden"
  7. be unable to move further; "The car bogged down in the sand"
SLOUGH
  1. any outer covering that can be shed or cast off (such as the cast-off skin of a snake)
  2. a stagnant swamp (especially as part of a bayou)
  3. a hollow filled with mud
  4. necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass
  5. cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers; "our dog sheds every Spring"
Clue Database Last Updated: 26/05/2019 9:00am

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