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Vir

Latin “man”

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Virile

adj. Masculine; manly

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Virtue

n. Right action; moral goodness

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Virtuoso

n. Someone extraordinarily skilled in a particular art

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Dem

Greek “people”

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Demagogue

n. A leader who appeals to people’s emotions to gain power

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Demographic

adj. Having certain characteristics in common, such as age, race, or gender

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Pandemic

adj. Having an effect on a large area or region
syn: rampant ant: confined

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Cosmopolitan

adj. Worldly or sophisticated
syn: cultured ant: unpolished

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Polit

Greek city

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Politicize

v. To give a political character to something.

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Apolitical

adj. Having no interest in politics; not political

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Civis

Latin
Civilian

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Civility

n. Politeness; courteousness
syn: decorum ant: rudeness

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Civic

adj. Having to do with the business of a town or community