Quagmire

What is Quagmire ?

Quagmire is (noun) 1. an area of extremely wet ground, where you may be in danger of sinking or of becoming stuck Be careful when you take the path across the quagmire. After the rain, the football pitch was like a quagmire. 2. a situation which is very complicated The project got bogged down in a quagmire of government restrictions.

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level