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1. mire

noun. ['ˈmaɪr, ˈmaɪɝ'] a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot.

Synonyms

  • bog
  • quagmire
  • morass
  • quag
  • peat bog

Antonyms

  • dirtiness
  • tidy
  • decent
  • fair

Etymology

  • mýrr (Old Norse)

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Rhymes with Mire

  • transpire
  • yzaguirre
  • mcbryar
  • dubilier
  • conspire
  • supplier
  • require
  • misfire
  • mctier
  • enquire
  • doubtfire
  • ceasefire
  • cease-fire
  • squier
  • rewire
  • retire
  • odwyer
  • mcguyer
  • entire
  • desire
  • acquire
  • trier
  • swier
  • styer
  • stier
  • steier
  • spier
  • speier
  • schwier
  • schryer

How do you pronounce mire?

Pronounce mire as maɪər.

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Sentences with mire


1. Noun, singular or mass
It's probably stuck in the mire inside. 

2. Verb, base form
* Stay on task — procrastination can just mire you

Quotes about mire


1. Choices makes us, choices made at mire proves a person to be righteous or evil. It depends on us to be vanquished or to stand indomitable to a predicament.
- Prakash Guru, Shades Of Life

2. mire

verb. ['ˈmaɪr, ˈmaɪɝ'] entrap.

Synonyms

  • involve

Antonyms

  • unsnarl
  • untwist

Etymology

  • mýrr (Old Norse)

3. mire

noun. ['ˈmaɪr, ˈmaɪɝ'] deep soft mud in water or slush.

Synonyms

  • slop
  • clay

Antonyms

  • antiseptic
  • incorrupt
  • legal

Etymology

  • mýrr (Old Norse)

4. mire

verb. ['ˈmaɪr, ˈmaɪɝ'] soil with mud, muck, or mire.

Synonyms

  • mud
  • begrime
  • colly
  • muck
  • grime
  • dirty
  • soil
  • muck up

Antonyms

  • calm
  • amicable
  • succeed
  • increase

Etymology

  • mýrr (Old Norse)

5. mire

noun. ['ˈmaɪr, ˈmaɪɝ'] a difficulty or embarrassment that is hard to extricate yourself from.

Antonyms

  • pure

Etymology

  • mýrr (Old Norse)

6. mire

verb. ['ˈmaɪr, ˈmaɪɝ'] be unable to move further.

Synonyms

  • bog down
  • grind to a halt
  • stand still

Antonyms

  • strengthen
  • tightness
  • dehydrate
  • tense

Etymology

  • mýrr (Old Norse)

7. mire

verb. ['ˈmaɪr, ˈmaɪɝ'] cause to get stuck as if in a mire.

Synonyms

  • bog down
  • get stuck

Antonyms

  • stiffen
  • running
  • starve

Etymology

  • mýrr (Old Norse)
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