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hornet nest

see definition of hornet nest
  • as in
  • as in
  • as introuble spot
  • as incan of worms
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Synonyms for hornet nest

noun dangerous situation
  • controversial issue
  • controversial situation
  • dangerous ground
  • trouble

More words related to hornet nest

Pandora's box

noun. evils that are hidden
  • can of worms
  • confusion
  • evil
  • hornet's nest
  • ill
  • snake in the grass

can of worms

noun. complicated situation

trouble spot

noun. volatile situation
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