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VIR

Latin. Means "man".
Virile, Virtue, Virtuoso.

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Virile

Adjective. Masculine; manly.
Root: VIR

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Virtue

Noun. Right action; moral goodness.
Root: VIR

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Virtuoso

Noun. Someone extraordinarily skilled in a particular art.
Root: VIR

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DEM

Greek. Means "people".
Demagogue, Demographic, Pendamic.

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Demagogue

Noun. A leader who appeals to people's emotions to gain power.
Root: DEM

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Demographic

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

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Pendamic

Adjective. Having an effect on a large area or region.
Root: DEM
Synonym: rampant
Antonym: confined

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POLIT

Greek. Means "city".
Cosmopolitan, Politicize, Apolitical

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Cosmopolitan

Adjective. Worldly or sophisticated.
Root: POLIT
Synonym: Cultured
Antonym: Unpolished

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Politicize

Verb. To give a political character to something.
Root: POLIT

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Apolitical

Adjective. Having no interest in politics; not political.
Root: POLIT

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CIVIS

Latin. Means "citizen".
Civility, Civic, Civilize.

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Civilty

Noun. Politeness; courteousness.
Root: CIVIS
Synonym: decorum
Antonym: rudeness

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Civic

Adjective. Having to do with the business of a town or community.
Root: CIVIS

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Civilize

Verb. To make cultured or refined.
Root: CIVIS
Synonym: polish