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ROOT: vir

LATIN; vir
MEANING: man
WORDS: virile, virtue, virtuoso

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Virile

P.O.S: adjective
MEANING: masculine; manly
ROOT: vir

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Virtue

P.O.S: noun
MEANING: right action; moral goodness
ROOT: vir

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Virtuoso

P.O.S: noun
MEANING: someone extraordinarily skilled at a particular art
ROOT: vir

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ROOT: dem

GREEK; demos
MEANING: people
WORDS: demagogue, demographic, pandemic

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Demagogue

P.O.S: noun
MEANING: a leader who appeals to people's emotions to gain power
ROOT: dem

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Demographic

P.O.S: adjective
MEANING: having certain characteristics in common, such as age, race, or gender
ROOT: dem

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Pandemic

P.O.S: adjective
MEANING: having an affect on a large area or region
SYN: rampant
ANT: confined

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ROOT: Polit

GREEK; polis
MEANING: city
WORDS: cosmopolitan, politicize, apolitical

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Cosmopolitan

P.O.S: adjective
MEANING: worldly or sophisticated
SYN: cultured
ANT: unpolished
ROOT: polit

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Politicize

P.O.S: verb
MEANING: to give a political character to something
ROOT: polit

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Apolitical

P.O.S adjective
MEANING: having no interest in politics; not political
ROOT: polit

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ROOT: civis

LATIN; civis
MEANING: citizen
WORDS: civility, civic, civilize

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Civility

P.O.S: noun
MEANING: politeness, courteousness
SYN: decorum
ANT: rudeness
ROOT: civis

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Civic

P.O.S: adjective
MEANING: having to do with the business of a town or community
ROOT: civs

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Civilize

P.O.S: verb
MEANING: to make more cultured or refined
SYN: polish
ROOT: civis