government of the church by prelates; episcopacy
a person who believes in progress, as of humankind or society. historical examples in the new world of our progressionist teachers, it is electricity that is the real motive-power. dreams jerome k. jerome he was by education and preference a tory; by necessity he became a progressionist. harper’s new monthly magazine, volume 1, no. 3, […]
a person who seeks or exacts exorbitant , especially through the sale of scarce or rationed goods. to act as a profiteer. historical examples profiteer (after trying a variety of patterns without success). punch, or the london charivari, vol. 158, may 19, 1920 various it is the profiteer, not privation, that makes man shake his […]
the act of . the legal of the manufacture and sale of alcoholic drinks for common consumption. (often initial capital letter) the period (1920–33) when the eighteenth amendment was in force and alcoholic beverages could not legally be manufactured, transported, or sold in the u.s. a law or decree that forbids. contemporary examples there was […]
of or relating to a substance used to prevent or r-t-rd the spread of cells, especially malignant cells, into surrounding tissues. any such substance.
opposing an increase in nuclear weapons, especially in allowing additional countries to obtain them. taking or containing measures to curb nuclear : to sign the antiproliferation treaty.