Synonyms of bog


1. bog, peat bog, wetland

usage: 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


1. bog down, bog, slow, slow down, slow up

usage: cause to slow down or get stuck; "The vote would bog down the house"

2. bog down, bog, break, break off, discontinue, stop

usage: get stuck while doing something; "She bogged down many times while she wrote her dissertation"

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