witches' brew

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witch·es' brew

A powerful or terrifying concoction.

witch′es' brew`

a harmful or threatening mixture; diabolical concoction: a witches' brew of innuendo and rumor.
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Noun1.witches' brew - a fearsome mixturewitches' brew - a fearsome mixture; "a witches' brew of gangsters and terrorists"; "mixing dope and alcohol creates a witches' brew"
assortment, miscellanea, miscellany, mixed bag, motley, potpourri, salmagundi, smorgasbord, variety, mixture - a collection containing a variety of sorts of things; "a great assortment of cars was on display"; "he had a variety of disorders"; "a veritable smorgasbord of religions"
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