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Latin "man"
Virile, virtue, virtuoso

Vir

1

Adj. masculine; manly
Root: vir

Virile

2

N. right action; moral goodness
Root: vir

Virtue

3

N. someone extraordinarily skilled in a particular art
Root: vir

Virtuoso

4

Greek "people"
Demagogue, demographic, pandemic

Dem

5

N. a leader who appeals to people's emotions to gain power
Root: dem

Demagogue

6

Adj. having certain characteristics in common, such as age, race, or gender
Root: dem

Demographic

7

Adj. Having an effect on a large area or region
Root: dem
Syn: rampant
Ant: confined

Pandemic

8

Greek "city"
Cosmopolitan, politicize, apolitical

Polit

9

Adj. worldly or sophisticated
Root: polit
Syn: cultured
Ant: unpolished

Cosmopolitan

10

V. To give a political character to something
Root: polit

Politicize

11

Adj. having no interest in politics; not political
Root: polit

Apolitical

12

Latin "citizen"
Civility, civic, civilize

Civis

13

N. politeness; courteousness
Root: civis
Syn: decorum
Ant: rudenous

Civility

14

Adj. having to do with the business of the town or community
Root: civis

Civic

15

V. To make more cultured or refined
Root: civis
Syn: polish

Civilize