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Vir

Latin. Vir means man
Virile, Virtue, Virtuous

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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. 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 a 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: Polit

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Apolitical

Adj. Having no interest 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 a community
Root: Civis

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Civilize

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