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Flashcards in Unit 14 Vocabulary Deck (16):
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vir (root)

Latin; "man"
Words: virile, virtue, virtuoso

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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 extraordinary skilled in a particular art

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dem (root)

Greek; "people"
Words: demagogue, demographic, pandemic

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demagogue

n. A leader that appeals to peoples 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
Synonym: rampant
Antonym: confined

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polit (root)

Greek; "city"
Words: cosmopolitan, politicize, apolitical

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cosmopolitan

adj. Worldly or sophisticated
Synonym: cultured
Antonym: unpolished

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politicize

v. To give political power to something

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apolitical

adj. Having no interest in politics; not political

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civis (root)

Latin; "citizen"
Words: civility, civic, civilize

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civility

n. Politeness; courteousness
Synonym: decorum
Antonym: rudeness

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civic

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

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civilize

v. To make more cultured or refined
Synonym: polish