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VIR

Latin Vir "man"

virile, virtue, virtuoso

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virile

PartOfSpeech: adjective
Definition: masculine; manly

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virtue

PartOfSpeech: noun
Definition: right action; moral goodness

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virtuoso

PartOfSpeech:
Definition: someone extra-ordinary skilled in a particular art

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DEM

Greek "Demos" people

demagogue, demographic, pandemic

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Demagogue

PartOfSpeech: noun
Definition: a leader who appeals to people's emotions to gain power

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demographic

PartOfSpeech: adjective
Definition: having certain characteristics in common, such as age, race, or gender

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pandemic

PartOfSpeech: adjective
Definition: having an effect on a large are or region
Synonym: rampant
Antonym: confined

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POLIT

Greek Polis "society"

cosmopolitan, politicize, apolitical

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cosmopolitan

PartOfSpeech: adjective
Definition: worldly or sophisticated
Synonym: cultured
Antonym: unpolished

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politicize

PartOfSpeech: verb
Definition: to give a political character to something

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apolitical

PartOfSpeech: adjective
Definition: having no interest in politics; not political

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CIVIS

civility, civic, civilize

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civility

PartOfSpeech: noun
Definition: politeness; courteousness
Synonym: decorum
Antonym: rudeness

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civic

PartOfSpeech: adjective
Definition: having to do with the business of a town or community

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civilize

PartOfSpeech: verb
Definition: to make more cultured or refined
Synonym: polish