Vocabulary – Muhammad Ali
Appeal: noun; an application or proceeding for review by a higher tribunal.
Banned: verb; to prohibit by law; forbid, bar.
Commission: noun; a group of persons authoritatively charged with particular functions.
Conscientious Objector: noun; one who refuses on moral or religious grounds to bear arms in a military conflict or to serve in the armed forces.
Declaring: verb; to make known or state clearly; to announce officially.
Drafted: verb; to be selected for compulsory military service by the Selective Service System.
Launched: verb; to start or promote; initiate.
Opponent: noun; a person who is on an opposite side in a game, contest, or controversy; adversary, competitor.
Promoter: noun; a person who organizes and provides financial backing for a sporting event or entertainment.
Triumphant: adjective; having achieved victory or success; victorious, successful.