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synonyms for hot seat

  • hot spot
  • powder keg
  • spot
  • sticky wicket
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In the drawing-room things went on much as they always do in country drawing-rooms in the hot weather.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Aristide replaced the baby, and with a complicated arrangement of string fastened it securely to the seat.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
“You appear to feel it so,” rejoined Mr. Pickwick, smiling at the clerk, who was literally red-hot.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
Nearly half the regiment ran to secure their picketed horses, armed themselves in hot haste, and galloped to the gaol.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Pierre Van Cortlandt, a distinguished revolutionary patriot, died at his seat at Croton river, aged 94.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
News came that the rebels were plundering the British quarters, and the infantry went there in hot haste.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
From Canada on the north, to Texas on the south, the hot winds had laid the land seemingly bare.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Aristide clambered back to his seat, took the child on his knees, and commiserated it profoundly.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
He deposited it on the vacant seat, clambered up behind the wheel, and started.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
From early morn to early morn again, the hot winds continued, and the air was surcharged with the smell of burning plants.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HOT SEAT

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