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Ghandi

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brutality
cruelty
emerge
become known or apparent
struggle
to try extra hard to do something
consciously
with awareness of one's actions
oppressed
kept down by cruel or unjust use of power
disobedience
the trait of being unwilling to obey
resistance
the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with
unfairly
unjustly
race
people who are believed to belong to the same genetic stock
assume
take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect
refuse
reject, decline
forcibly
strongly; by force
strike
a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions
miner
laborer who works in a mine
racism
Belief that one race is superior to another
unjust
not fair
regulation
the act of controlling or directing according to rule
nonviolence
The avoidance of violent actions
at the disposal
available for you to use at any time
disposal
the act or means of getting rid of something
mighty
having or showing great strength or force or intensity
devise
come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or priciple) after a mental effort
segregation
a social system that provides separate facilities for minority groups
become involved
to choose to take part in something
reluctance
The state of not wanting to do something
confirm
state or prove the truth of; substantiate; verify
boycott
refuse to buy
emphasize
to stress, single out as important
participate
to take part in
defiance
refusal to obey a person or rule
spread
become distributed or widespread
dedicated
devoted to a cause or ideal or purpose
ease
lessen pain or discomfort
achieve
to reach a goal, often after hard work or difficulty
assassinate
to murder for political reasons
persist
continue to exist
trigger
set off; start
inspire
to motivate, guide, or influence; to give hope and courage
conscience
the ideas and feelings you have that tell you whether something you are doing is right or wrong