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civil disobedience

the refusal to obey certain laws by nonviolent techniques such as boycotting, picketting and nonpayment of taxes

investors

to commit in order to gain a financial return

indifference

lack of interest or concern

exacerbate

to increase the severity

quell

to pull down forcibly, suppress

deemed

to have an opinion or judge, consider

emerged

to rise or come forth, develop

espoused

to adopt or support

galvanized

shock or excite someone into action

rallied

bring together, supported

resigned

voluntarily leave a job, give up

depleted

to decrease seriously or exhaust the supply of

insurrection

a violent uprising against a government

opposed

to act against

partition

to separate

interim

a temporary government or temporary arrangement

refugees

people who flee for safety or refuge, especially to a foreign country

wracked

damaged

militant

vigorously aggressive and active, especially in support of a cause

vital

essential

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