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hotbed

noun

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  1. a place or environment that favors the development of something prerevolutionary Boston was viewed as a hotbed of treason by the British Synonyms breeding ground, hothouse, 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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