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Virile

Adj. Masculine; manly.
Root: Vir
Syn: masculinity
Ant: feminine

2

Virtue

N. Right action; moral goodness.
Root: Vir
Syn: talent
Ant: wrongdoing

3

Virtuoso

N. Someone extraordinarily skilled in a particular art.
Root: Vir
Syn: talented
Ant: amateur

4

Demagogue

N. A leader who appeals to people's emotions to gain power.
Root: Dem
Syn: hypocrite
Ant: tyrant

5

Demographic

Adj. Having certain characteristics in common, such as age, race, or gender.
Root: Dem
Syn: similar
Ant: different

6

Pandemic

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

7

Cosmopolitan

Adj. Worldly or sophisticated.
Root: Polit
Syn: cultured
Ant: unpolished

8

Politicize

V. To give a political character to something.
Root: Polit
Syn: enlarge
Ant: minimize

9

Apolitical

Adj. Having no interest in politics,not political.
Root: Polit
Syn: communal
Ant: political

10

Civility

N. Politeness; courteousness.
Root: Civis
Syn: decorum
Ant: rudeness

11

Civic

Adj. Having to do with a business of a town or community.
Root: Civis
Syn: communal
Ant: international

12

Civilize

v. To make more cultured or refined.
Root: Civis
Syn: polish
Ant: deform

13

Civis

Latin: citizen

14

Polit

Greek: city

15

Dem

Greek: people.

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Vi

Latin: man