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Meaning of quicksand

quick•sand

Pronunciation: (kwik'sand"), [key]
— n.
  1. a bed of soft or loose sand saturated with water and having considerable depth, yielding under weight and therefore tending to suck down any object resting on its surface.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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