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  • n  a very large pot that is used for boiling

  • With the caldron beginning to seethe last week and warning lights flashing across the border, strangest reaction was that of the Mexican Government leaders.
  • Often the caldron provides warmth and humidity: sometimes it also supplies a nectar to keep the prisoner pollinating for as long as 100 hours.
  • But right now Mexico is a boiling caldron of dissatisfaction.

  • Sunil Gulati in American Chronicle
    He said he was looking forward, after being in the caldron of Real Madrid and other places, to a little bit less pressure, a little more privacy,Gulati said. "It didn't quite work out that way, I guess."
  • Lula da Silva in Los Angeles Times
    The opportunity now is to expand the Games to new continents,Lula told the panel in his presentation. "Light the caldron in a tropical country, in the most beautiful of cities. Send a powerful message to the world that the Olympic Games...
  • President Bush in
    If US troops leave Iraq too early, it could become a "caldron of chaos, which would embolden" the Sunni, Shiite and other extremists who are now trying to tear the country apart, Bush said.

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