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hothouse

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1 a glass-enclosed building for growing plants
  • grows tomatoes in his hothouse all winter long

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2 a place or environment that favors the development of something
  • an urban enclave of bohemians that acquired a reputation for being a hothouse of creativity

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The first known use of hothouse was in 1556

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“Hothouse.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hothouse. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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