TO RESPOND, RESPONDED: to do something as a reaction to something that has been said or done. [= react]
TO ORGANIZE, ORGANIZED: to make the necessary arrangements so that an activity can happen effectively:
TO AWARD, AWARDED: to officially give someone something such as a prize or money to reward them for something they have done: Moodie has been awarded a golf scholarship at the University of Hawaii.
ARGUMENT: a situation in which two or more people disagree, often angrily [= disagreement]
PERTINENT: directly relating to something that is being considered [= relevant]
WELL-BEING: a feeling of being comfortable, healthy, and happy
SELF-SERVING: howing that you will only do something if it will gain you an advantage - used to show disapproval: self-serving politicians
REFUGEES: someone who has been forced to leave their country, especially during a war, or for political or religious reasons.
DENIAL: a statement saying that something is not true