What does “hothouse glare” mean? Jerusalem’s apocalyptic role may be exaggerated but as change sweeps the Arab world, this unique combination of power, faith and fashion, all played out under the hothouse glare of twenty-four-hour TV news, heaps the pressure onto the delicate stones of the Universal City, again, in some ways, the centre of the world. Excerpt From Jerusalem Simon Sebag Montefiore This material may be protected by copyright. Hi. What does “hothouse glare” mean? Thank you.
Jun 28, 2019 11:12 AM
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It's a metaphorical synonym for 'intensity' It's an extremely rarely used expression which, I think, draws from the intense heat and sunlight experienced in glass greenhouses, where the effect of sunlight is amplified to create hotter conditions.
June 28, 2019
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