a person who favors or advocates .
(initial capital letter) a member of the Prohibition party.
Both prohibitionist and anti-prohibitionist supported the unique effort, which was a gigantic educational clinic.
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(sometimes capital) a person who favours prohibition, esp of alcoholic beverages
a member of a group of Protestants that arose in the 16th century within the Church of England, demanding the simplification of doctrine and worship, and greater strictness in religious discipline: during part of the 17th century the Puritans became a powerful political party. (lowercase) a person who is strict in moral or religious matters, […]
the principles and practices of the . (sometimes lowercase) extreme strictness in moral or religious matters, often to excess; rigid austerity. Historical Examples Crashaw was another; and Whitgift was a third fellow whose name stands for anti-puritanism. Cambridge Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker n. 1570s, from Puritan + -ism. Originally in reference to specific doctrines; from […]
checking or preventing fever. an antipyretic agent. Historical Examples Perhaps its antipyretic effects are limited to those cases in which malaria is a known or an unknown complication. A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I Various The antipyretic medicines which we have first to consider are derivatives of quinoline. Coal Raphael Meldola […]
an infectious disease of dogs, cats, and other animals, transmitted to humans by the bite of an infected animal and usually fatal if prophylactic treatment is not administered: caused by an RNA virus of the rhabdovirus group; hydrophobia. noun (pathol) an acute infectious viral disease of the nervous system transmitted by the saliva of infected […]