•entangle: entrap; "Our people should not be mired in the past"
•cause to get stuck as if in a mire; "The mud mired our cart"
•a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
•grind to a halt: be unable to move further; "The car bogged down in the sand"
•slop: deep soft mud in water or slush; "they waded through the slop"
•soil with mud, muck, or mire; "The child mucked up his shirt while playing ball in the garden"
•a difficulty or embarrassment that is hard to extricate yourself from; "the country is still trying to climb out of the mire left by its previous president"; "caught in the mire of poverty"
• A swamp.
The time to hesitate is through no time to wallow in the mire