Augean stable

as in sink
a place of great vice and corruption as a gubernatorial candidate he claimed that the state capitol was an Augean stable that desperately needed to be cleaned out

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“Augean stable.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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