witches' brew

noun
1.
a potent magical concoction supposedly prepared by witches.
2.
a harmful or threatening mixture; diabolical concoction: a witches' brew of innuendo and rumor.

Origin:
1925–30

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Example sentences
Yet our recipe for achieving that is an anti-intellectual witches' brew of
  lousy values.
In contrast to these well-controlled drugs, the weed itself is a complex
  witches' brew of many brain-altering chemicals.
The sulfur demons in the cave conjure up a witches' brew of poisonous gases.
Once there, they begin spreading a witches' brew of toxins produced by the
  bacteria or formed from the bacterial cell wall.
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