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VIR

Latin: means "man"

Virile, Virtue, Virtuouso

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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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DEM

Greek: Demos 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 large area or region.
Root: Dem
Syn: Rampant
Ant: Confined

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POLIT

Greek: Polis 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: Polis

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Apolitical

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

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CIVIS

Latin: Civis means "citizen"

Civility, Civic, Civilize

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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

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Virtuoso

n. Someone extraordinarily skilled in a particular art.
Root: Vir