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egotist A conceited and self-centered person.0
bigamy The act of marrying while already married to another person.
anthropologist a social scientist who specializes in anthropology.
misanthrope A person who dislikes humankind and avoids human society.
introvert A shy, reticent, and typically self-centered person. A person predominantly concerned with their own thoughts and feelings rather than with external things.
gauche Lacking ease or grace; unsophisticated and socially awkward.
altruist A person unselfishly concerned for or devoted to the welfare of others
extrovert An outgoing, overtly expressive person.
monogamy The practice or state of being married to one person at a time. The practice or state of having a sexual relationship with only one partner.
ambivert A person whose personality has a balance of extrovert and introvert features.
misogynist A woman hater. Reflecting or inspired by a hatred of women.
philanthropist A person who seeks to promote the welfare of others, esp. by the generous donation of money to good causes.
gynecologist The branch of medicine dealing with health care for women, especially the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the female reproductive organs.
polygyny A man who has more than one wife.
ascetic A person who renounces material comforts and leads a life of austere self-discipline, especially as an act of religious devotion. A person who practices such self-discipline.
polyandry Polygamy in which a woman has more than one husband. A pattern of mating in which a female animal has more than one male mate.
adroit Quick or skillful or adept in action or thought having or showing skill, cleverness, or resourcefulness in handling situations. Skillful and adept under pressing conditions
dexterity skill and/or quickness, especially with the hands -Hand Skills.
sinister Giving the impression that something harmful or evil is happening or will happen. Wicked or criminal.
egocentric Thinking only of oneself, without regard for the feelings or desires of others; self-centered.
altercation A noisy argument or disagreement, esp. in public.
egomaniac A person whose ego exceeds both his intelligence and his capacity to see beyond his own personal interests.
~ mania madness
~ ego
~ gauche left hand
~ gyne woman
~ andros male
~ ambi both
~ dexter right hand
~ alter other
~ monos one
~ intro inside
~ bi two
~ verto turn
~ extro outside
~ centrum center
~ mesein hate
~ anthropos mankind
~ gamos marriage
~ asketes monk
~ polys many
~ sinister left hand
- y practice custom
- ous
- ity
- ist person who
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