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rabbit hole

A situation, journey, or process that is particularly strange, problematic, difficult, complex, or chaotic, especially one that becomes increasingly so as it develops or unfolds. An allusion to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, it is used especially in the phrase "(go) down the rabbit hole." Overhauling the current tax legislation is a rabbit hole I don't think this administration should go down at this point. I've stayed away from drugs and alcohol since coming to college. I have an addictive personality, so I decided to just avoid that rabbit hole altogether.
See also: hole, rabbit
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This is familiar territory, movingly explored countless times before, though "Rabbit Hole" is refreshingly light on the loss itself.
A VERY IMPORTANT DATE: Rupert Hedley, Tara Behan and Sophie Karvounis appear in Through the Rabbit Hole, an interactive installation for children to explore in at the Herbert Art Gallery.
Rabbit Hole was first shown at the Zayed University Film Festival earlier this year and received much interest from the young viewers, said Shahin Yazdani, the documentary's producer.
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The 10th Doune the Rabbit Hole festival will take place on Stirlingshire's Cardross Estate over the weekend of July 18 to 21.
Independent, family-friendly festival Doune the Rabbit Hole has announced an eclectic lineup for its 10th birthday this summer.
Music debuted “Hearts and Minds,” the first single from Lotus Crush's upcoming album Rabbit Hole. The track, which will be released commercially in January 2015, puts the band's electrifying blend of melodic hard-edged rock front and center.
FITCHBURG - The Rabbit Hole, a used bookstore which has hosted hundreds of music shows and book readings in its three years in existence, is slated to close sometime this month.
STEP through the looking glass, tumble down the rabbit hole and enter a world that is Curiouser and Curiouser at Tate Liverpool tomorrow.
OSCAR-WINNER Nicole Kidman has been playing on her fears in new movie Rabbit Hole.
Adapted from his own Pulitzer Prize-winning play by David Lindsay-Abaire, Rabbit Hole digs away at the relationship between Howie (Aaron Eckhart) and Becca (Kidman) in the months following the death of their son.