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  1. flashpointnoun

    hotspot, troublespot

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. flash point, flashpointnoun

    point at which something is ready to blow up

    flash point

  2. flash point, flashpointnoun

    the lowest temperature at which the vapor of a combustible liquid can be ignited in air

    flash point

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  1. List of paraphrases for "flashpoint":

    flash-point, restive

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  1. Kay Stimson:

    The flashpoint in past cycles has been attempts by international observers to enter polling places or maintain a presence near voting sites in states where such missions are not authorized or permitted by state law, we’ve provided the OSCE mission leaders with information on the states in this camp, so now it’s up to them to abide by the law while they’re in the U.S.

  2. Phil Watson:

    Modern gun laws became a political flashpoint in the late 1960s through the current day withthe passage of several new state and federal gun laws. The dividing lines became more clear in the 1990s with a controversial ban on the production of semi-automatic rifles.

  3. James Anderson:

    We’re entering a very dangerous period, there is no question, and Taiwan is a potential flashpoint.

  4. Carol Folt:

    That Confederate monument has been a flashpoint and a divisive symbol for decades, and especially since Charlottesville, has been the focus of increasing frustration, anxiety and pain for people.

  5. Jessica Brandt:

    The crisis is definitely a flashpoint, and likely a turning point, for western platforms operating in Russia, moscow will no doubt continue pressing platforms to take down unflattering content, using all the leverage at its disposal. If the companies comply, public backlash elsewhere around the world will be intense.

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