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Term Definition
lobbying seek to influence (a political or public official) on an issueq
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 influence or power, especially in politics or business
tenants a person who occupies land or property rented from a landlord
litigation the process of taking legal action
subsides become less intense, violent, 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 produce or generate, especially in large numbers
protesters a person who publicly demonstrates strong objection to something, a demonstrator
activists a person who campaigns to bring about political or social change
petitioned a formal written request; typically one signed by many people, appealing to 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 excessive breakdown of red blood cells
endures suffer (something painful or difficult) patiently
skirmishes an episode of irregular or unpremeditated fighting between small or outlying parts of armies or fleets

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