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allocate
to assign
temperance
the antiliquor movement
prohibition
forbidding by law the making and selling of alcoholic beverages
schism
a division within an organization into opposing groups
lobbying
activities designed to persuade a legislator to support a particular cause or position
municipal
city or town
ration
to limit the use or consumption of something
evolution
the theory that man evolved, or developed, from earlier, simpler life forms
indict
to charge with a crime
atmosphere
a surrounding or pervading mood, environment, or influence
convulsively
with violent, involuntary muscular contractions
ghastly
haggard and pale; ghostlike in appearance
virtuosity
excellence and brilliance in musical technique or execution
succession
a number of persons or things following one another in order
martyrdom
extreme suffering or torment for a cause
authentication
validation as genuine
calamity
a great misfortune or disaster; a catastrophe
oblivion
the state of being completely forgotten; the state of forgetting completely or of being completely unaware
thoroughfare
a major road or highway
misconception
an incorrect interpretation or misunderstanding