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The House on Wednesday sought to take a corrective measure when it comes to the building tinderbox beneath our politics.
What you need to know about how wildfires spreadThe combination of heat and drought have created tinderbox conditions away from the coast.Pacific Northwest in the grips of another heat wave amid worsening drought|Matthew Cappucci, Jason Samenow|July 30, 2021|Washington Post
I fumbled through my backpack, looking for the tinderbox to light a fire.
Meanwhile, the hot, dry air has created tinderbox conditions, and blazes have erupted in several states.‘Mega-heat wave’ is peaking in the West, breaking records and intensifying drought, fires|Jason Samenow, Diana Leonard|June 17, 2021|Washington Post
Food-processing plants are tinderboxes for infection because employees work in close proximity and often need to shout, spraying droplets that can be laced with the virus.The Coronavirus Pandemic Has Disrupted Big Agriculture. Here's What That Means for the Planet|Emily Barone|July 9, 2020|Time
The Mideast Tinderbox Beyond Libya, there is the rest of the region.Benghazi Backlash, Mideast Implosion, Jobless Numbers: The Real Potential October Surprises|John Avlon|October 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Some believe the answer is even more support for dictators who keep the lid on this tinderbox.
They said that in any case the incident only highlights their worry that the Gulf is an aquatic tinderbox.
Take the flint and tinderbox, creep along the bank, and light a fire at that spot; maybe the smoke will draw them above us.The Pathfinder|James Fenimore Cooper
Klein Piet had his tinderbox in his pocket; by the light he made, they both bent to look at the link on the ground.
She says he finds his way up to his room, in the dark, and the candle and a tinderbox are always placed handy for him there.A Jacobite Exile|G. A. Henty
That he had done so affected him more sharply now with a sense of the appropriateness of this house in Tinderbox Lane.
It was satisfactory, Michael thought as he walked down Tinderbox Lane, that the conversation had ended normally.