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synonyms for crucible

  • cauldron
  • container
  • pot
  • vessel
  • melting pot
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My last book was about how Chicago had a whole parallel aesthetic that was really the crucible for a lot of things that then went off to New York and became famous.
HOW DOES NEW YORK CITY KEEP REINVENTING ITSELF? (BONUS)KURT ANDERSENMARCH 21, 2021FREAKONOMICS
New ideas are born in the crucible of this constructive disorder.
THE PANDEMIC MADE US STRANGERS TO OURSELVES. WILL WE HAVE LEARNED ANYTHING WHEN IT'S OVER?SHERRY TURKLEMARCH 16, 2021TIME
See the American Dream come to life in a crucible of personal violence!
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On each of the 100 runs, the planet’s temperature was tracked until it became too hot or too cold or else had survived for 3 billion years, at which point it was deemed to have been a possible crucible for intelligent life.
IT’S A COSMIC MIRACLE THAT LIFE ON EARTH’S LASTED THIS LONGBY TOBY TYRRELL/THE CONVERSATIONJANUARY 25, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
On each of the 100 runs, the planet’s temperature was tracked until it became too hot or too cold or else had survived for three billion years, at which point it was deemed to have been a possible crucible for intelligent life.
EARTH HAS STAYED HABITABLE FOR BILLIONS OF YEARS. EXACTLY HOW LUCKY DID WE GET?TOBY TYRRELLJANUARY 21, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
But, as your eminence may notice, the first crucible is turning white hot; it is time to draw the charge.
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
He nipped the crucible four inches beneath the rim, testing the grip by lifting it just a couple of inches.
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
Now obtain a small quantity of asbestos compound and pack it around the small crucible inside the flowerpot.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
Make sure the crucible is in the exact center of the flowerpot and that their tops are even with each other.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
Closely akin to this "magic crucible" notion of assimilation is the theory of "like-mindedness."
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WORDS RELATED TO CRUCIBLE

  • affliction
  • agony
  • anguish
  • calamity
  • calvary
  • cross
  • crucible
  • difficulty
  • distress
  • nightmare
  • test
  • torment
  • torture
  • trial
  • tribulation
  • visitation
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