Verbs of political and social activities and events

fail
fall short in what is expected
 
readmit
admit anew
 
shoot down
thwart the passage of
 
emancipate
give equal rights to; of women and minorities
 
pay
render
 
prefer
give preference to one creditor over another
 
logroll
work toward the passage of some legislation by exchanging political favors such as trading votes
 
attitudinize
assume certain affected attitudes
 
patent
grant rights to; grant a patent for
 
partner
act as a partner
 
root
cheer for
 
commission
charge with a task
 
democratize
become (more) democratic; of nations
 
vote
bring into existence or make available by vote
 
close
finish or terminate (meetings, speeches, etc.)
 
meet
get to know; get acquainted with
 
resist
express opposition through action or words
 
interfere
come between so as to be hindrance or obstacle
 
clamor
compel someone to do something by insistent clamoring
 
bench
take out of a game; of players
 
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