witches' brew


Definition of witches' brew

: a potent or fearsome mixture a witches' brew of untamed sex and brutality— Harrison Smith

Examples of witches' brew in a Sentence

a witches' brew of hate and lies
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1868, in the meaning defined above

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“Witches' brew.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/witches%27%20brew. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of witches' brew

: a mixture of dangerous or unpleasant things

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