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Vir

Latin. Man

Virile, virtue, virtuoso

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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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Virtuoso

N. someone extraordinarily skilled in a particular art
Root. Vir

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Dem

Greek. 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 effect on a large area or region
Root. Dem
Syn. Rampant
Ant. Confined

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Polit

Greek. 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. Polit

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Apolitical

Adj. having no interest in politics, not political
Root. Polit

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Civis

Latin. Citizen

Civility, civic, civilized

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Civility

N. politeness, courteousness
Root. Civis
Syn. Decorum
Ant. Rudeness

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Civic

Adj. having to do with business of a town or community
Root. Civis

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Civilize

V. To make more cultured or refined
Root. Civis
Syn. Polish