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tinderboxes

noun , plural of tinderbox

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1 a potentially explosive place or situation
  • officials sought to calm the situation, which had grown into a tinderbox
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2 a time or state of affairs requiring prompt or decisive action
  • while the country's prime minister was meeting with the U.S president, a political tinderbox was igniting at home
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