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synonyms for crucible

  • cauldron
  • container
  • pot
  • vessel
  • melting pot
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Western states arrived at this crucible in large part because of their own doing.
40 MILLION PEOPLE RELY ON THE COLORADO RIVER. IT’S DRYING UP FAST.BY ABRAHM LUSTGARTENAUGUST 27, 2021PROPUBLICA
There's no doubt about it—completing a 24-hour race is no easy thing, and the crucible of racing will often reveal problems that engineers don't encounter on the test bench.
HERE’S WHY TOYOTA CONVERTED THIS COROLLA TO HYDROGEN AND WENT RACINGJONATHAN M. GITLINJUNE 3, 2021ARS TECHNICA
We are also, so far as we know, the only species that can tamper with the crucible of evolution.
TIMELESS MEDITATIONS ON EARTH’S FRAGILITY, AND THE DAMAGE HUMANS DOBALAJI RAVICHANDRANMAY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
If Charlotte lets Graham walk, then we’ll have to wait for the next three-point-guard experiment to know if it can win in the crucible of the postseason.
COULD MORE NBA TEAMS SUCCEED WITH THREE POINT GUARDS PLAYING TOGETHER?LOUIS ZATZMANAPRIL 12, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
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!
STYLE INVITATIONAL WEEK 1425: PICTURE THIS — A CARTOON CAPTION CONTESTPAT MYERSFEBRUARY 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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
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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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