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English noun: bog

1. bog (object) 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


Synonymspeat bog


Broader (hypernym)wetland


Narrower (hyponym)mire, morass, quag, quagmire, slack, slough


English verb: bog

1. bog (change) cause to slow down or get stuck


SamplesThe vote would bog down the house.


Synonymsbog down


Pattern of useSomething ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)slow, slow down, slow up

2. bog (change) get stuck while doing something


SamplesShe bogged down many times while she wrote her dissertation.


Synonymsbog down


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)break, break off, discontinue, stop









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