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1

not drinking alcoholic drinks at all; never drinking alcohol

temperance

2

a person who drinks too much alcohol and cannot stop because their bodies want it very badly

alcoholic

3

a local group of a larger, national organization

chapter

4

a law from 1919 to 1933 that made the making and selling of alcohol illegal in the United States

Prohibition

5

a quick attack on an enemy; a sudden or surprise attack on someone

raid

6

a weapon that has a short handle and a sharp blade that can be held in the hand

hatchet

7

to make a song, film, videogame, or other type of entertainment available for sale

to release

8

a young person in the 1960s and 1970s who wanted to be different from society, believing in peace and love instead of war and violence

hippie

9

a popular song, film, or other type of entertainment

hit

10

the words of a song

lyrics

11

what is fashionable in music or clothing; what is popular and admired in popular culture by many people at the current time

hip

12

a temporary period when the condition of the economic is not good or is going down, during which trade and production are down

recession

13

a very long and very serious recession in an economy or market; the Great Depression (1929 to late 1930’s/early 1940’s); a medical condition of the mind where people feel very sad and hopeless over a long period of time

depression

14

if you will allow me to use this imprecise or incomplete term; so to speak; please; kindly; if you want to call it that

if you will

15

able to do or perform more than one function; having many or multiple uses

all-in-one

16

a financial expert who knows tax laws and can give advice or perform tasks related to taxes

tax adviser/or

17

written words, without images; words on a page or website

text

18

to set aside time for a particular task or activity, especially when one should or could do many other things with that time

to take the time to

19

complicated; difficult to understand or follow; not simple or easy

complex

20

things that are changing and interacting, especially quickly and in unpredictable ways, when one needs to be aware of the current status of something

moving parts

21

to make something simpler and easier

to simplify

22

the most important part of something; something that is necessary and cannot be left out

essential

23

a graphic representation of data or information; a graphic using colors, tables, charts, and images to present information with little or no text

infographic

24

to surround and cover; to summarize; to include

to encapsulate

25

an image, photograph, or graphic; not text

visual

26

to have one’s attention taken away from the most important thing by something that is more interesting or attractive

to get distracted by

27

information in numbers resulting from an analysis of data, such as the mean (average), median, mode, and standard deviation

statistics

28

a drawing that shows the size and location of places or objects

map

29

an image, especially one created by a computer; not text or a photograph

graphic

30

a chart that shows the relationships and power between people or things, usually with the most powerful one at the top and the least powerful ones at the bottom

hierarchy

31

a system of people or things, especially computers, connecting with and relating to one another

network

32

to be unfamiliar with something; to not have any information or skills related to something

to not know the first thing about

33

not fully recognized for one’s achievements or contributions; not receiving enough admiration or support for one’s efforts or work

underappreciated