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hotbed

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a place or environment that favors the development of something
  • prerevolutionary Boston was viewed as a hotbed of treason by the British

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The first known use of hotbed was in 1626

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“Hotbed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hotbed. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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