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VIR

Latin: "Man"
Example Words: Virile, Virtue, Virtuoso

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DEM

Greek: "People"
Example Words: Demagogue, Demographic, Pandemic

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POLIT

Greek: "City"
Example Words: Cosmopolitan, Politicize, Apolitical

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CIVIS

Latin: "Citizen"
Example Words: Civility, Civic, Civilized

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Virile

Definition: adj. Masculine; manly.
Root: VIR

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Virtue

Definition: n. Right action; moral goodness.
Root: VIR

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Virtuoso

Definition: n. Someone extraordinarily skilled in a particular art.
Root: VIR

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Demagogue

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

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Demographic

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

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Pandemic

Definition: adj. Having an affect on a large area or region.
Root: DEM
Synonym: Rampant
Antonym: Confined

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Cosmopolitan

Definition: adj. Worldly or sophisticated.
Root: POLIT
Synonym: Cultured
Antonym: Unpolished

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Politicize

Definition: v. To give a political character to something.
Root: POLIT

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Apolitical

Definition: adj. Having no interests in politics; not political.
Root: POLIT

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Civility

Definition: n. Politeness; courteousness.
Root: CIVIS
Synonym: Decorum
Antonym: Rudeness

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Civic

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

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Civilize

Definition: v. To make more cultured or refined.
Root: CIVIS
Synonym: Polish