acres of land had been reduced to a mire
She misses the freedom she had in Germany and slowly sinks into a mire of drugs and alcohol.
When a British Prime Minister's future is in mortal danger, in the face of grave threats at home and abroad, he needs a clear-headed strategy, a consistent line of argument and a convincing front-man to pull him out of the mire .
This implies that throughout the development of each mire , base level rose and accommodation rates increased.
Besides removal of mud and mire which had accumulated since long at the bottom of the spring a number of gold ornaments and silver pieces offered to the Goddess were recovered.
With the new proposals we will sink even further into the mire with less and less control of our own destiny.
Much-ballyhooed social programs have sunk in a mire of administrative muddling.
he has been left to squirm in a mire of new allegations
Dance is about lifting us up from the mire we have sunk in and the classical art is a healing influence, which cuts across all barriers.
The rays of light coming in through the occasional window were clouded with dust and mire , bathing the stairwell in an eerie glow.