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WP (1-3)

Word Power Sessions 1-3

egotist self advancement
bigamy plurality of marriages (illegally)
anthropologist studies human dev.
misanthrope hates people
ambidextrous use both hands w/equal skill
misogamist hates marriage
introvert turns thoughts unward
gauche (French) left hand - clumsy
altruist cares about others rather than oneself
extrovert turns thoughts outward
monogamy 1 marriage
ambivert turns thoughts in/outward
misogynist hates woman
philanthropist loves mankind
gynecologist women's doctor
polygyny Male w/many wives
ascetic doesn't pursue pleasures of flesh
polyandry female w/many husbands
adroit (French) Right hand, skilled
dexterity (Latin) Right hand, skilled
sinister (Latin) Left hand
egocentric cares about one's desires
altercation argument
alternate take/skip one
egomaniac dangerous
mania crazy
ego I
gyne (Greek) woman
ambi both directions
dexter skill
alter other plans
monos one
intro inward thoughts
bi 2
verto to turn
extro outward thoughts
centrum brain
anthropos mankind
gamos marriage
asketes ` (Greek) monk/hermit
polys many
sinister (Latin) left hand (English) Evil
-ous common adj. suffix
-ity common no. suffix
-ist suffix for person
-y a practice, attitude, etc.
andros male
mesein hate
Created by: griselda95
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