Synonyms for hot-seat
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- 1. electric chair, chair, death chair, hot seat, instrument of execution
- usage: an instrument of execution by electrocution; resembles an ordinary seat for one person; "the murderer was sentenced to die in the chair"
- 2. hot seat, position, post, berth, office, spot, billet, place, situation
- usage: a difficult position where you are subjected to stress and criticism