powder kegs

plural of powder keg
as in volcanos
a potentially explosive place or situation the immigration bill has become a political powder keg for legislators on both sides of the aisle

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“Powder kegs.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/powder%20kegs. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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