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Quicksand

Quicksand Meaning & Definition
Quicksand Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Quicksand?

[n] a pit filled with loose wet sand into which heavy objects sink

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See Also | cavity | pit | sand

Quicksand In Webster's Dictionary

\Quick"sand`\, n. Sand easily moved or readily yielding to pressure; especially, a deep mass of loose or moving sand mixed with water, sometimes found at the mouth of a river or along some coasts, and very dangerous, from the difficulty of extricating a person who begins sinking into it. Life hath quicksands, -- Life hath snares! --Longfellow.

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