Vocabulary – Clark Howell
Advocated: noun to speak or write in favor of; support or urge by argument; recommend publicly.
Artillery: noun; troops or the branch of an army concerned with the use and service of mounted projectile-firing guns or missile launchers, mobile or stationary, light or heavy.
Campaign: noun; the competition by rival political candidates and organizations for public office.
Confidant: noun; a close friend or associate to whom secrets are confided or with whom private matters and problems are discussed.
Crusading: verb; to engage in any vigorous, aggressive movement for the defense or advancement of an idea or cause.
Disenfranchising: verb; to deprive a person or group of a right of citizenship, especially the right to vote.
Indelible: adjective; that cannot be eliminated, forgotten, or changed; incapable of being erased.
Tensions: noun; mental or emotional strain; intense and suppressed suspense, anxiety, or excitement.