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affiliate
a branch of a larger organization
integration
the process of bringing different groups (races) into society as equals
boycott
to refuse to buy goods from
incentive
something that encourages a person to take some action
interstate commerce
business or trade between states
republic
a form of government in which a representative assemble is selected by the people
democracy
a form of government in which the people directly participate in the affairs of government
commerce
the buying and selling foods; trade
bicameral
divided into two houses, as a state legislature
apportionment
the process of ensuring that legislative districts contain approximately equal populations
appeal
to take a legal case to a higher court for rehearing
ancillary
secondary; supplemental; subordinate
consternation
a sudden, alarming amazement that results inutter confusion; dismay
miasma
vapors harmful to health from rotting organic matter; poisonous vapors
mirthlessly
joylessly; unhappily
vulnerable
open to being hurt physically or emotionally
precariously
dangerously; unsteadily or insecurely
flotsam
refuse or wreckage of ships found floating on the water
lurid
shining with an unnatural, fiery glow; garishly red; wildly dramatic or sensational
myriad
of an indefinitely great number; innumberable