Meaning: The root "dem" means "people".
Pronunciation: "Dem" rhymes with "them".
Example 1: A "democracy" is a government where the people can choose their
own leaders and share in making decisions.
Example 2: "Demographics" describes how many people there are in a
society. "The demographics of most countries shows that there will soon be more old people than
Example 3: An "epidemic" describes a disease that spreads to many, many
people. "The Spanish flu of 1918 was one of the worst epidemics of modern times".
pandemic - descibing a problem that reaches across many groups of people
endemic - describes a situation that is normal within one group of people
demonstration - showing something rather than telling
demagogue - a speaker who tries to stir up people's feelings by appealing to emotions or weaknesses