What is another word for bog?

1519 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ bˈɒɡ], [ bˈɒɡ], [ b_ˈɒ_ɡ]

Bogs are wetlands characterized by spongy ground, poor drainage, and acidic peat soil. Other words that can be used to describe bogs include marsh, swamp, quagmire, and mire. Marshes are wetlands with shallow water and a variety of grasses and plants. Swamps are wetlands that are heavily forested. Quagmires are wetlands with very soft, sticky mud. Mire is a term used to describe a wet, swampy area with a deep layer of mud or peat. These synonyms for bogs can be used interchangeably depending on the specific features of the wetland being described.

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What are the opposite words for bog?

Bog is a word that refers to a swampy or marshy area. It is often used to describe an area covered with a thick, wet layer of soil that is difficult to cross. The antonyms for the word "bog" are dry land, solid ground, and firm soil. These words describe areas that are not swampy or marshy and are easy to walk or move on. Dry land usually refers to an area that has not been affected by water or is not prone to flooding. Solid ground refers to a surface that is not soft or wet and is stable enough to walk on. Firm soil means the soil is hard and compacted, making it easy to walk and move on.

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Usage examples for Bog

Willie made more noise "suppin'" his stir-about than Jamie did, and I said: "Did ye iver hear ov th' cow that got her foot stuck in a bog, Willie?"
"My Lady of the Chimney Corner"
Alexander Irvine
The lower parts of bog-moss die and decay while its upper portions continue to flourish, and thus, in process of time, a thickness of peat is accumulated to the extent of six, twelve, twenty-four, or even forty feet.
"Geology"
James Geikie
Many of the officers and crews had to get out of their steel forts, risking heavy shelling and machine-gun fire to dig out their way, and in the neighbourhood of St.-Julien they worked for two hours in the open to de-bog their Tank while German gunners tried to destroy them by direct hits.
"From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917"
Philip Gibbs

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