hornets' nest


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Synonyms for hornets' nest

a situation that presents difficulty, uncertainty, or perplexity

Synonyms for hornets' nest

a highly contentious or hazardous situation

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habitation for wasps or hornets

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The main focal point will be the walkthrough hornets' nest, and this, along with props and other key features around the course, will ensure that visitors experience something new around every corner.
BAFTA nominee Noomi Rapace returns as hard-hitting heroine Lisbeth Salander in The Girl Who Kicked The Hornets' Nest, the sensational concluding installment of Stieg Larsson's Millenniumtrilogy.
The Girl Who Kicked The Hornets' Nest follows on directly from the shocking events of The Girl Who Played With Fire and quickly resolves that film's cliffhanger, which saw the fate of one character hanging precariously in the balance.
Last in line: Noomi Rapace as Lisbeth In The Girl Who Kicked The Hornets' Nest.
Luckily, with its sequels The Girl Who Played with Fire out on DVD and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest coming soon, there are more opportunities to immerse yourself in Lisbeth's world, (musicboxfilms.
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The three titles are: The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo; The Girl Who Played With Fire; and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest.
To advertise the program they sent out around 3,500 postcards announcing that 180 Hornets' Nest spots were available in the company's second space.
Summary: Relations between Lebanon and Syria have taken a marked turn for the worse in recent days, and the latter's pronouncement that it faces a dire threat emanating from inside the former's borders has poked the proverbial hornets' nest.
We gave him sanctuary at the cost of millions during the previous upheaval over his novel Satanic Verses and now this Government in its wisdom has once more stirred the hornets' nest.
Charitable choice raises a hornets' nest of policy and constitutional problems in providing welfare services; adding it to education programs is truly misguided," said Barry W.
BRISTOL City's faint hopes of an end-of-season play-off place were finally wrecked after they'd stirred up a hornets' nest at Chesterfield.