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synonyms for Pandora's box

  • can of worms
  • confusion
  • evil
  • hornet's nest
  • ill
  • snake in the grass
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How to use Pandora's box in a sentence

Beside her was a box of bonbons, which she held out at intervals to Madame Ratignolle.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Now and then the boy who had bought Squinty, and who was taking him home, would look around at his pet in the slatted box.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
The little pig in the box felt himself being lifted out of the wagon.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
Mrs. Newbolt was cutting splints for her new sun-bonnet out of a pasteboard box.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
With a hammer the boy knocked off some of the slats of the small box in which Squinty had made his journey.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
Then the boy lifted out the comical little pig, and Squinty found himself inside a large box, very much like the pen at home.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
But there was nothing in the trough to eat, as yet, and the box seemed quite lonesome, for Squinty was all alone.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
And lifting them carefully one off the other, he took out a deal box that had stood in the lowest stratum.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
The baron unlocked this door, and, after some rummaging, he took forth a box similar to that he had taken out before.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
The girl began to hum, as she powdered her nose with a white glove, lying in a powder box.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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