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an instrument of execution by electrocution

a difficult position where you are subjected to stress and criticism

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Certainly the problems at Birmingham City run far, far deeper than the identity of the man in aforementioned hotseat.
Derek McInnes: Turned down the Rangers and Sunderland jobs to stay at Aberdeen but Scotland hotseat may prove too tempting.
Legends of Callasia (formerly known as Legends of Fire & Steel) is a simultaneous turn-based single and multiplayer fantasy world conquest strategy game with no hotseat waiting.
Others in the running include ex-Leicester City boss Nigel Pearson, former United States national team head coach Bob Bradley, Burnley manager Sean Dyche and Gary Rowett who is currently in the hotseat at Villa's biggest rivals, Birmingham City.
More than 50 schools around the country use or are piloting Hotseat Chassis flight simulators, says Jay Leboff, the owner of the company.
Here'sCeone way to get the thumbs up from staff just two months into the hotseat - give them all an iPhone 5
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ADAM Stewart, CEO of Sandals Resorts International and one of the travel and tourism industry's youngest and most inspirational leaders, is to take WTM World Responsible Tourism Day's HOTseat.
45pm Speculation was rife as to who would take on the Film hotseat, following Jonathan Ross's departure from the Beeb.
THE departure of Rafael Benitez from Liverpool yesterday has immediately given way to speculation over who will succeed the Spaniard in the Anfield hotseat.
Colin Murray takes to the hotseat as Slavia Prague entertain Aston Villa in this Group F encounter at the Stadion Eden.
A TEN-YEAR-OLD pupil found herself in the hotseat when she became headmistress for the day.
He was also in the hotseat during Birmingham's infamous big freeze in January 2004, when a sharp chill turned the city's road network into a huge ice rink forcing hundreds of drivers to abandon their cars.
O'Leary and his backroom team, which includes former Aberdeen boss Roy Aitken, are waiting in the wings if O'Neill vacates the Parkhead hotseat.
Mr Ashman, who is in his 70s, left Carlisle United to take over the Albion hotseat from Jimmy Hagan.