vocabulary terms: Justice and the civil Rights

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Affiliate
To be attached, connected , or professionally related.
Cognizant
Having Knowledge or being aware of something.
Interrelated
Past tense denoting people, concepts, or things that are connected, or related.
Passive resistance
Nonviolent opposition to authority, especially a refusal to cooperate with legal requirements.
Agitate
To make someone troubled or nervous. To stir, or disturb.
Provincial
The country, or small community. Describing regions outside the capital city of a country, especially when regarded as unsophisticated or narrow-minded.
Deplore
To feel or express strong disapproval of something.
Active protest
Public declaration of objection, disapproval, or dissent, often in opposition to something a person is powerless to prevent or avoid.
Grapple
Engage in a close fight without weapons; wrestle.
Superficial
Existing or occurring at or on the surface only. Appearing to be true or real only until examined more closely.
Emphasis
Stress laid on a word or words to indicate special meaning or particular importance.
Seek/sought
Attempt to find, obtain or achieve.
Retaliate
Reprisal. To fight back, repay, or respond to an attack with a secondary attack.
Suffrage
The right to vote.
Enfranchise
To give someone the right to vote.
Militant protest
Vigorous, aggressive, and sometimes violent forms of protest.
Infringe
Actively break the terms of a law, agreement, etc.
Fetter
A chain or manacle used to restrain a prisoner ti restrain a prisoner with chains.
Objective
Not influenced by personal feelings or opinions.
Distinguished
Successful, authoritative, and commanding great respect.
Impunity
Exemption from punishment or freedom from the consequences of an action.
Affluent
A group or community having a great deal of money; wealthy.
Inferior
Lower in rank, status, or quality.
Degenerative
Irreversible decline or degeneration.