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noun as in pit

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In his public rhetoric, Jacobs doesn’t leave room for the idea that the buildings he demolishes are anything but cesspools.

The Roaring Fork Valley is also a dollar-hungry cesspool of designer clothes and tacky high-end mountain art that lines the walls of mostly empty million-dollar second homes.

None of that tracked with the toxic cesspool of negativity that permeated the day, or even with the narrative that NBC was trying to spin.

“It’s not like someone wakes up one day and, all of a sudden, their site has become this cesspool of hate speech and extremism,” Fisher-Birch said.

Brand safety and suitability have been top-of-mind for marketers concerns about content on these platforms — cesspools of hate and misinformation are not great places for most brands to be.

On another, more macro level, did you find Europe to be such a cesspool of intrigue?

The vote on Sunday could take Ukraine toward a modern functioning democracy or plunge it back into a cesspool of corruption.

It allows me to stomach the pathetic shenanigans of the cesspool of Washington, D.C.

In the cesspool of cynicism that is Indian politics, we thought his train ride struck a blow instead for a degree of idealism.

Discouting the gross factor of swimming in that saline cesspool, there are some awesome images.

I was in the pit, the abyss, the human cesspool, the shambles and the charnel-house of our civilization.

They are more fickle and cowardly than any other people in this cesspool which they call God's earth.

All the vice and misery of the country got thrown into that cesspool.

Once again I told her of my fear, my anxiety for her safety among those rough men in that cesspool of iniquity.

I had rescued him from one of his periodical plunges into the cesspool of debauch, and he was peaked, pallid, penitent.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cesspool, such as: cesspit, and sump.

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