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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A container for holding kindling; A dangerous state of affairs.

Usage examples (39)
  • The Balkans are the tinderbox of Europe
  • Noun : Berlin was the tinderbox of Europe
  • All homes in tinderbox zones should be designed so that the likelihood of fires spreading to other homes is reduced.
  • George Clooney travelled to Sudan as part of an international effort to defuse the short term tinderbox of a controversial poll. for more
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