Muck

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Definitions

  1. a call to pay attention to a part of yourself (especially your sexuality) that you consider dirty but which is also natural and richly organic
  2. a sense of being stuck or bogged down by some problem and encountering difficulty in making progress toward its resolution
  3. the primeval swamp from which we came (symbolizing the womb)
  4. a sense of failure at having "mucked up" a situation and a consideration of possible ways to fix it
  5. someone (perhaps yourself) who is a "muckraker" that publicly exposes real or apparent misconduct of prominent individuals

Synonyms

mucks, muckraker, muckrakers

Related terms

mire, bog, bayou, swamp, slough, marsh, quagmire

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