verb (used with object), mired, mir·ing.
verb (used without object), mired, mir·ing.
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Origin of mire
OTHER WORDS FROM mireun·mired, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for mire
Mired in ideological warfare, America faces her most formidable opponent yet— herself.The Post-Brown and Garner Question: Who ‘Deserves’ to Die?|Goldie Taylor|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On some issues, Puck was so mired in its own times that the commentary is redundant.
For days, New York Times columnist Alessandra Stanley has been mired in controversy.
But his asylum was rejected, thanks to the blurring of lines that intelligence assets are often mired in.
But, as 2014 rolled around, Detroit was mired in an unprecedented citywide bankruptcy.
The boss said nobody was dead, but the giant, who was mired in out of sight.Peck's Bad Boy at the Circus|George W. Peck
A half-dozen scouts were left on the by-road to watch the mired Texans.In The Saddle|Oliver Optic
It was a hard portage and we sometimes sank knee deep into the marsh and got mired frequently, but finally reached the lake.The Long Labrador Trail|Dillon Wallace
Oh how are we misted and mired with the love of things that are on this side of time, and on this side of death's water!Letters of Samuel Rutherford|Samuel Rutherford
Some die for want of water, some mired in the spring in their frantic rush for it, and so on.White Dandy; or, Master and I|Velma Caldwell Melville