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VIR

L: man

2

Virile

Adj: masculine; manly
Root: VIR

3

Virtue

N: Right action; moral goodness
Root: VIR

4

Virtuoso

N: Someone extraordinarily skilled in particular art
Root: VIR

5

DEM

G: People

6

Demagogue

N: a leader who appeals to people's emotions to gain power
Root: DEM

7

Demographic

Adj: Having certain characteristics in common, such as age, race, or gender
Root: DEM

8

Pandemic

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

9

POLIT

G: city

10

Cosmopolitan

Adj: Worldly or sophisticated
Root: POLIT
Syn: cultured
Ant: unpolished

11

Politicize

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

12

Apolitical

Adj: Having no interest in politics; not political
Root: POLIT

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CIVIS

L: 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 refined
Root: CIVIS
Syn: polish