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hothouse

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of hothouse

  1. 1 a glass-enclosed building for growing plants <grows tomatoes in his hothouse all winter long> Synonyms glasshouse [chiefly British], greenhouse, conservatoryRelated Words cold frame, hot bed; nursery; botanical garden (also botanic garden)

  2. 2 a place or environment that favors the development of something <an urban enclave of bohemians that acquired a reputation for being a hothouse of creativity> Synonyms hotbed, breeding ground, nest, nidus, nursery, seedbed, seminaryRelated Words crucible; base, capital, center, core, cynosure, eye, focus, heart, hub, mecca, nucleus, seat; focus, headquarters




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