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can of worms

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Synonyms for can of worms

  • Gordian knot
  • Pandora's box
  • complex problem
  • complexity
  • complication
  • difficult situation
  • difficulty
  • dog's breakfast
  • entanglement
  • hard nut to crack
  • headache
  • hornet's nest
  • hot water
  • mare's nest
  • mess
  • predicament
  • problem
  • quagmire
  • quandary
  • snafu
  • snake pit
  • snarl
  • trouble
  • troublesome problem
  • unpredictable situation
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Pandora's box

nounevils that are hidden
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  • confusion
  • evil
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  • ill
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