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Mire
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Mire as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

3 December 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We found 16 answers for the crossword clue 'Mire', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Quick Crossword.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Mire a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Mire as an answer itself some 106 times.

Mire is a single word clue made up of 4 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Quick Crossword' on Friday, 10 December 2021 with the answer being MUD, we also found MUD to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

Before we get to our crossword answers for 'Mire', take a look at the definitions and example uses below, sometimes these help you think of different words or phrases that are common to 'Mire' and give you a hint.

  • A soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
  • A difficulty or embarrassment that is hard to extricate yourself from; "the country is still trying to climb out of the mire left by its previous president"; "caught in the mire of poverty"
  • Soil with mud, muck, or mire; "The child mucked up his shirt while playing ball in the garden"
  • Cause to get stuck as if in a mire; "The mud mired our cart"
  • Deep soft mud in water or slush; "they waded through the slop"
  • Entrap; "Our people should not be mired in the past"
  • Be unable to move further; "The car bogged down in the sand"

Anagrams

We found 6 anagrams for the word 'Mire'.

  • emir An independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia)
  • Imer
  • reim
  • Remi
  • riem
  • rime Correspondence in the sounds of two or more lines (especially final sounds)

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

BOG
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

GOO
Any thick, viscous matter

MUD
Soil with mud, muck, or mire; "The child mucked up his shirt while playing ball in the garden"

4 Letters

MUCK
Soil with mud, muck, or mire; "The child mucked up his shirt while playing ball in the garden"

QUAG
A soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot

SLOP
Writing or music that is excessively sweet and sentimental

5 Letters

SLACK
A soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot

SWAMP
Low land that is seasonally flooded; has more woody plants than a marsh and better drainage than a bog

6 Letters

MORASS
A soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot

MUCKUP
Soil with mud, muck, or mire; "The child mucked up his shirt while playing ball in the garden"

SLUDGE
The precipitate produced by sewage treatment

7 Letters

BOGDOWN
Cause to get stuck as if in a mire; "The mud mired our cart"

8 Letters

ENTANGLE
Entrap; "Our people should not be mired in the past"

GETSTUCK
Be unable to move further; "The car bogged down in the sand"

QUAGMIRE
A soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot

12 Letters

GRINDTOAHALT
Be unable to move further; "The car bogged down in the sand"

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