Quicksand - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈkwɪksænd|  American pronunciation of the word quicksand
Brit.  |ˈkwɪksand|  British pronunciation of the word quicksand

noun

- a treacherous situation that tends to entrap and destroy
- a pit filled with loose wet sand into which objects are sucked down

Examples

freed from the quicksands of war

...mired in the quicksand of credit card debt...

He saved her from drowning in the quicksand.

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