Verbs of political and social activities and events

poison
spoil as if by poison
 
infiltrate
enter a group or organization in order to spy on the members
 
excommunicate
oust or exclude from a group or membership by decree
 
steamroller
bring to a specified state by overwhelming force or pressure
 
double cross
betray by double-dealing
 
lay off
dismiss, usually for economic reasons
 
build
order, supervise, or finance the construction of
 
ennoble
give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility
 
pillory
punish by putting in a pillory
 
freelance
work independently and on temporary contracts rather than for a long-term employer
 
cover
to take an action to protect against future problems
 
lynch
kill without legal sanction
 
territorialise
organize as a territory
 
call to order
open formally
 
vote
express a choice or opinion
 
stand guard
watch over so as to protect
 
give
execute and deliver
 
decorate
award a mark of honor, such as a medal, to
 
serve
devote (part of) one's life or efforts to, as of countries, institutions, or ideas
 
co-opt
choose or elect as a fellow member or colleague
 
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