Verbs of political and social activities and events

hold sway
be master; reign or rule
 
break with
end a relationship
 
bring to bear
bring into operation or effect
 
gibbet
hang on an execution instrument
 
solemnise
perform (the wedding ceremony) with proper ceremonies
 
oversimplify
simplify to an excessive degree
 
ace
succeed at easily
 
turn up the heat
apply great or increased pressure
 
illegalise
declare illegal; outlaw
 
keep to oneself
shun the company of others
 
reduce
bring to humbler or weaker state or condition
 
fail
fall short in what is expected
 
demonstrate
march in protest; take part in a demonstration
 
uproot
move (people) forcibly from their homeland into a new and foreign environment
 
fend
try to manage without help
 
get hitched with
take in marriage
 
have a go
make an attempt at something
 
club
gather and spend time together
 
rehabilitate
help to readapt, as to a former state of health or good repute
 
see
go to see for professional or business reasons
 
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