Word "HOTBED" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
a bed of earth covered with glass and heated by rotting manure to promote the growth of plants

Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
a situation that is ideal for rapid development (especially of something bad)
Examples:
it was a hotbed of vice

Crossword Clues for HOTBED

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Area where things are growing heated
Wherein things grow heated?
Warm bunk is a breeding-ground
Centre of activity The Times Concise 24 Apr 2022
Place for fast growth New York Times 24 Sep 2021
Area of rapid growth Newsday 08 Aug 2021
Breeding ground cultivated to catch disease
Conditions for favourable growth? It means one shouldn't have cold feet
Breeding environment The Washington Post 05 Apr 2021
Breeding environment LA Times Daily 05 Apr 2021
Bizarrely, the body, with no end of dairy, becomes a breeding ground
Area of rapid growth LA Times Daily 26 May 2020
Area of rapid growth The Washington Post 26 May 2020
Exciting bottom seen in place of undesirable activity The Telegraph Cryptic 09 May 2020
Site of rapid growth The Washington Post Sunday 03 May 2020
Greenhouse area The Sun Two Speed 13 Apr 2020
Desirable berth in breeding-ground The Sun Two Speed 13 Apr 2020
Both changed Edward in nursery The Sun Two Speed 16 Feb 2020
Sexy bottom? It might encourĀ­age rapid but unwelcome developments
Forced development here hurt both earl and duke
Area of rapid growth The Chronicle of Higher Education 28 Sep 2018
Passionate shag that might add inches to your melons?
It encourages rapid development in established case pursuing stolen barrels
Place of rapid growth Newsday 03 Jan 2018
Area of rapid growth
Place of rapid growth LA Times Daily 11 Dec 2017
Place of rapid growth The Washington Post 11 Dec 2017
Center of activity Thomas Joseph 02 Feb 2017
Place of rapid growth
Breeding ground USA Today 12 Sep 2016
Breeding ground
Greenhouse area Universal 17 Dec 2015
Breeding ground Newsday 22 Oct 2015
Place with conditions for rapid growth, especially of something bad Irish Times Simplex 05 Jun 2015
Breeding ground
Greenhouse area
Fast-growing environment
Breeding ground
Fertile plot
Active place
Rapid-growth environment
Breeding ground
Breeding ground
Breeding ground
Area of rapid development
Place of productive activity
Locus of activity
Area of rapid development
Environment favoring rapid growth
Rapid-growth environment
Place of rapid growth
Breeding ground
Environment conducive to rapid development
Rapid growth area
Breeding ground
Environment that favors rapid growth
Place of rapid growth
Incubation site, of a kind
Fertile plot
Thermostat site, maybe
Greenhouse area
Trouble spot
Rapid growth area
Busy place
Cousin of a terrarium
Environment favoring rapid growth
Cousin of a terrarium
Nursery
Forcing house
Kind of nursery.
Place of rapid growth.
Breeding place for trouble.
Forcing frame.
Growth environment.
Favorable place for growth.
Environment of rapid growth.
Place of rapid growth, often of unwelcome things.
A place for plants or plots.
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