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Vir

Latin: means "man"
Virile, virtue, virtuoso

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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: means "people"
Demagogue, demographic, pandemic

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Demagogue

N. A leader who appeals to people's emotions 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: means "city"
Cosmopolitan, politicize, apolitical

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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: means "citizen"
Civility, civic, civilize

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Civility

N. Politeness, courteous
Root: Civis
Syn: decorum
Ant: rudeness

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Civic

Adj. Having to do with business of a town or community
Root: Civis

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Civilize

V. To make more cultured or refined
Root: Civis
Syn: polish