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time bomb

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  • nounbomb with a timer
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Synonyms for time bomb

noun bomb with a timer
  • powder keg
  • infernal machine
  • time fuse

More words related to time bomb

loose cannon

noun. unpredictable person
  • powder keg
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powder keg

noun. explosive situation

trouble spot

noun. volatile situation
  • hornet's nest
  • hot spot
  • hotbed
  • plague spot
  • possible difficulty
  • source of trouble
  • time bomb
  • war zone
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