quagmire (KWAG-myer), noun
A thorny problem for which there is no ready solution; a messy situation from which there is no expeditious means of escape.
The quagmire Sookie created when she killed Freyda was giving Eric a metaphorical headache.
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Disclaimer: These words all come from the More Words to Make You Sound Smart 2013 Daily Calendar. In the spirit of not completely copying the calendar that I have-and to make these little weekly reads a little more interesting for us-the word and definition are from the calendar and the sentence that follows will be my own.