[n] a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
[v] soil with mud, muck, or mire; "The child mucked up his shirt while playing ball in the garden"
[v] be unable to move further; "The car bogged down in the sand"
[v] cause to get stuck as if in a mire; "The mud mired our cart"
[v] entrap; "Our people should not be mired in the past"