Greek and Latin Root Words: Cit and Polis

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Latin and Greek are the source of many root words in English. Cit comes from the Latin word meaning “stir,” “move,” or “rouse.” Polis/polit is from a Greek word meaning “city.” Use the list of prefixes and root words in the word bank to make five different English words out of the root words cit and polis.