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 for morass
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Morass \Mo*rass"\, n. [OE. marras, mareis (perh. through D.
     moeras), fr. F. marais, prob. from L. mare sea, in LL., any
     body of water; but perh. influenced by some German word. See
     Mere a lake, and cf. Marsh.]
     A tract of soft, wet ground; a marsh; a fen.
     [1913 Webster]
     Morass ore. (Min.) See Bog ore, under Bog.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
           [syn: mire, quagmire, quag, morass, slack]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  98 Moby Thesaurus words for "morass":
     anarchy, baygall, bind, bog, bottom, bottomland, bottoms,
     buffalo wallow, chaos, clutch, complication, confusion, crunch,
     dunghill, embarrassing position, embarrassment, entanglement,
     everglade, fabulous formless darkness, fen, fenland,
     fine how-do-you-do, foul-up, glade, hassle, hell to pay, hobble,
     hog wallow, holm, hot water, how-do-you-do, imbroglio, jam, jungle,
     knot, labyrinth, license, marais, marish, marsh, marshland, meadow,
     mere, mesh, mess, mire, misrule, mix, mix-up, moor, moorland, moss,
     mud, mud flat, muddle, parlous straits, pass, peat bog, pickle,
     pinch, plight, predicament, pretty pass, pretty pickle,
     pretty predicament, quag, quagmire, quicksand, salt marsh, scrape,
     screw-up, skein, slob land, slough, snafu, snarl, sough, spot,
     squeeze, stew, sticky wicket, strait, straits, sump, swale, swamp,
     swampland, taiga, tangle, tight spot, tight squeeze, tightrope,
     tricky spot, unholy mess, view, wallow, wash, web

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