a mental hospital marked by squalor and inhumane or indifferent care for the patients.
an intensely chaotic or disagreeable place or situation.
TAKE ROUND 2 OF OUR PSAT VOCABULARY QUIZ!
Here is our second set of teacher-selected PSAT vocabulary words. Do you know the meanings of these terms?
Question 1 of 10
Origin of snake pit
First recorded in 1945–50
Words nearby snake pit
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Example sentences from the Web for snake pit
He cut three red strips from his back, and cast him into the snake-pit.The Norwegian Fairy Book|Clara Stroebe