Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HORNETS NEST

Remember the day he stepped into the hornets nest and had to dive into the pond?

If we are to pacify this hornets nest, its high time we set about it.

I dont know what you mean by a hornets nest, replied Billie, but we did have quite an exciting time.

It held the center at the Hornets Nest, fighting the live-long day against fearful odds.

Some credit the fox with a fondness for the same food; and even the hornets nest is said to be similarly ravaged.

This argument appeared in 1399, and she soon discovered that she had stirred up a hornets nest.

Confusion say, he who would poke hole in hornets nest had best be prepared with long legs.

I aint writ you bout a low flung mounting boy up hear what put a hornets nest under my baid the fust nite we sogourned hear.

First day Stevens was there he wandered up into the garret and saw the hornets nest hanging in the dim light.

I have published a pamphletI sent you each a copywhich has brought a hornets nest about my ears.