witches' brew Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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witches' brewnoun [C usually singular]

uk   us   /ˌwɪtʃ.ɪzˈbruː/ informal
a ​mixture of ​unpleasant or ​dangerous things: The ​smog is ​composed of a ​witches' ​brew of ​carexhaust and ​smoke from ​factories. a ​situation that has many different ​parts that are ​difficult and ​dangerous: The ​country is in ​turmoil, a ​witches' ​brew of ​poverty and ​warfare.
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