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flash point

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1 a potentially explosive place or situation
  • that troubled region remains one of the world's most dangerous flash points

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2 a time or state of affairs requiring prompt or decisive action
  • tensions between the two longtime adversaries were at a flash point

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The first known use of flash point was in 1878

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“Flash point.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/flash%20point. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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