bog down

Definitions of bog down
  1. verb
    get stuck while doing something
    synonyms: bog
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    type of:
    break, break off, discontinue, stop
    prevent completion
  2. verb
    be unable to move further
    “The car bogged down in the sand”
    synonyms: get stuck, grind to a halt, mire
    mire
    cause to get stuck as if in a mire
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    type of:
    stand still
    remain in place; hold still; remain fixed or immobile
  3. verb
    cause to get stuck as if in a mire
    synonyms: mire
    get stuck, grind to a halt, mire
    be unable to move further
  4. verb
    cause to slow down or get stuck
    synonyms: bog
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    type of:
    slow, slow down, slow up
    cause to proceed more slowly
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