mired : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • v  entrap
    Our people should not be mired in the past
  • v  cause to get stuck as if in a mire
    The mud mired our cart
  • v  be unable to move further
  • v  soil with mud, muck, or mire
  • s  entangled or hindered as if e.g. in mire
    brilliant leadership mired in details and confusion

  • But in a country mired in tradition and occupied by the Soviet Union, Meena's beliefs were threatening enough to get her assassinated.
  • The giant Three Gorges Dam across China's Yangtze River has been mired in controversy ever since it was first proposed 88 years ago by Sun Yat Sen, the founding father of Modern .
  • Tokyo that spring was a city mired in its ninth consecutive year of economic stagnation.
News & Articles

  • What Was so Lavish About the IRS Employee Conference?
    The Internal Revenue Service, already mired in scandal for its Tea Party profiling, found itself in a fresh scandal last week when the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration cited it for "excessive" spending at a $4 million IRS small-business division managers conference in Anaheim, Calif., home of Disneyland. In response to the report, Congress called the 2010 event "lavish ...
    June 12, 2013 - U.S.News & World Report LP via Yahoo! News
  • Arlington Heights commits potential slots revenue to affordable housing
    Although legislation allowing slots at Arlington Park remains mired in the General Assembly, Arlington Heights already is planning how it will spend some of the revenue gambling expansion could produce. The village board's committee of the whole this week approved a draft ordinance that would create a Housing Trust Fund, which will work with developers and nonprofits to provide money and ...
    June 12, 2013 - Daily Herald
  • Ian Stewart goes on Twitter tirade against Cubs: 'let me Sign elsewhere'
    Once a promising prospect, Ian Stewart is now a fringe player mired in the minors, and he’s taken to Twitter to vent his frustrations. In the wee hours of Tuesday morning, he took a few shots at the Cubs, who nontendered and then re-signed him this past winter, casting doubts about his future in the organization. Below is just one part of what Stewart had to say:
    June 11, 2013 - Sports Illustrated

  • Steny Hoyer in FOXNews
    Our troops are mired in a civil war with no clear enemy and no clear strategy for success,House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., said after leaving the briefing room. "This briefing reinforced our view that the solution in Iraq is a...
  • Barack Obama in ABC News
    We're still mired in a tragic and costly war that should have never been waged,Obama said in a video statement on his Web site.
  • Joe Biden in International Herald Tribune
    We should make equally clear what their mission is not: to stay in Iraq indefinitely and get mired in a savage civil war,Biden said.

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