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  1. hotbednoun

    a situation that is ideal for rapid development (especially of something bad)

    "it was a hotbed of vice"

  2. hotbednoun

    a bed of earth covered with glass and heated by rotting manure to promote the growth of plants

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  1. Sophia Thomas:

    We are truly a hotbed of COVID-19 here in New Orleans.

  2. Patrick Kane:

    We have a lot of pride in playing for our country, being able to be part of something special as this, especially in a hockey hotbed like Toronto, I think it'll all come together and be a great tournament.

  3. John Glisson:

    Minnesota is a real hotbed for returning waterfowl.

  4. Diane Peterson:

    Oregon in particular is a hotbed for a measles outbreak, all you need is to introduce one person with the disease into the community and it will spread like wildfire.

  5. Craig Reedie:

    I don’t blame media for doing what they do ; we have to react to it and I think we have reacted to it pretty sensibly, particularly in the creation of an independent commission to look at it, i think it will settle down. Frequently before any championship, there is a sort of seething hotbed of discussion and rumor and then the sport starts. I think it might well be that tomorrow morning's marathon will be quite wonderful.

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    An antonym of "spellbound"
    • A. fascinated
    • B. transfixed
    • C. mesmerized
    • D. disenchanted

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