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quaggy

[kwag-ee, kwog-ee] /ˈkwæg i, ˈkwɒg i/
adjective, quaggier, quaggiest.
1.
of the nature of or resembling a quagmire; marshy; boggy.
2.
soft or flabby:
quaggy flesh.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10; quag + -y1
Related forms
quagginess, noun
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Examples for quaggy
  • The car's right rear tire rolled up over a boulder, slid, and sank into a quaggy hole.
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quaggy

/ˈkwæɡɪ; ˈkwɒɡɪ/
adjective -gier, -giest
1.
resembling a marsh or quagmire; boggy
2.
yielding, soft, or flabby
Derived Forms
quagginess, noun
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