Verbs of political and social activities and events

toe the line
do what is expected
 
give it a try
make an attempt at something
 
block
run on a block system
 
gibbet
hang on an execution instrument
 
sneak
put, bring, or take in a secretive or furtive manner
 
call
call a meeting; invite or command to meet
 
disobey
refuse to go along with; refuse to follow; be disobedient
 
license
authorize officially
 
recur
have recourse to
 
charter
grant a charter to
 
litigate
engage in legal proceedings
 
brevet
promote somebody by brevet, in the military
 
attitudinize
assume certain affected attitudes
 
stand sentinel
watch over so as to protect
 
usurp
take the place of
 
manage
carry on or function
 
chisel
engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud
 
receive
have or give a reception
 
dabble
play in or as if in water, as of small children
 
give care
provide care for
 
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