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VIR

Latin VIR "man"

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Virile

Adj. masculine, manly
Root: VIR
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Virtue

N. right action; moral goodness
Root: VIR
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Virtuoso

N. someone extraordinarily skilled in a particular art
Root: VIR
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DEM

GREEK DEMOS "people "

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Demagogue

N. a leader who appeals to peoples emotion to gain power
Root: DEM
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Demographic

Adj. having certain characteristics in common, such as age, race or gender
Root:DEM
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Pandemic

Adj. having an effect on a large area or region
Root: DEM
Syn: rampant
Ant: confined

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POLIT

GREEK POLIS "city"

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Cosmopolitan

Adj. worldly or sophisticated
Root: POLIT
Syn: cultured
Ant: unpolished

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Politicize

V. to give a political character to something
Root: POLIT
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Apolitical

Adj. having no interest in politics; not political
Root: POLIT
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CIVIS

Latin CIVIS "citizen"

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Civility

N. politeness, courteousness
Root: CIVIS
Syn: decorum
Ant: rudeness

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Civic

Adj. having to do with the business of a town or community
Root: CIVIS
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Civilize

V. to make more cultured or defined
Root:CIVIS
Syn: polish
Ant: