(also flash point)
Definition of flashpoint in English:
1A place, event, or time at which trouble, such as violence or anger, flares up: the flashpoint of the conflagration is just blocks away
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- The season's main violence flashpoints were before, during and after games against Hartlepool, Bury, and Carlisle.
- Politics here have long been a flashpoint for violence.
- Christmas is often a flashpoint for domestic violence due to increased drinking, tension over money and contact with family members.
Words that rhyme with flashpointcashpoint
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