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Definition 1: a pit filled with loose wet sand into which objects are sucked down - [noun denoting object]

(quicksand is a kind of ...) a sizeable hole (usually in the ground)

"they dug a pit to bury the body"

(quicksand is made of the substance ...) a loose material consisting of grains of rock or coral

Definition 2: a treacherous situation that tends to entrap and destroy - [noun denoting state]

(quicksand is a kind of ...) a complex or critical or unusual difficulty

"the dangerous situation developed suddenly" "that's quite a situation" "no human situation is simple"

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