Term Definition
lobbying seek to influence (a politician or public official) on an issue.
inequities lack of fairness or justice.
suffrage the right to vote in political elections.
inclusive including or covering all the services, facilities, or items normally expected or required.
clout a heavy blow with the hand or a hard object.
tenants a person who occupies land or property rented from a landlord.
litigation the process of taking legal action.
subsides become less intense, violent, or severe.
stimulate raise levels of physiological or nervous activity in (the body or any biological system).
unanimity agreement by all people involved; consensus.
manipulated handle or control (a tool, mechanism, etc.), typically in a skillful manner.
deference humble submission and respect.
spawned release or deposit eggs.
protesters a person who publicly demonstrates strong objection to something; a demonstrator.
activist a person who campaigns to bring about political or social change.
petitioned make or present a formal request to (an authority) with respect to a particular cause.
inquiry an act of asking for information.
jaundice a medical condition with yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes, arising from excess of the pigment bilirubin and typically caused by obstruction of the bile duct, by liver disease, or by excessive breakdown of red blood cells.
endorses declare one's public approval or support of.
skirmishes an episode of irregular or unpremeditated fighting, especially between small or outlying parts of armies or fleets.
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