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egotist a conceited, boastful person. a selfish person; egoist.
bigamy Law. the crime of marrying while one has a spouse still living, from whom no valid divorce has been effected.
anthropologist a person who specializes in anthropology. (Humans)
misanthrope a hater of humankind.
ambidextrous able to use both hands equally
misogamist hatred of marriage.
introvert a shy person.
gauche Lacking social grace, sensitivity, or acuteness; awkward; crude; tactless
altruist a person unselfishly concerned for or devoted to the welfare of others (opposed to egoist ).
extrovert an outgoing, gregarious person.
monogamy marriage with only one person at a time.
ambivert one whose personality type is intermediate between extrovert and introvert.
misogynist a person who hates, dislikes, mistrusts, or mistreats women.
philanthropist a person who practices philanthropy. ( Love of mankind )
gynecologist a physician specializing in gynecology. ( study of medical science that deals with health maintenance and disease in women )
polygyny the practice or condition of having more than one wife at one time.
ascetic a person who dedicates his or her life to a pursuit of contemplative ideals and practices extreme self-denial or self-mortification for religious reasons.
polyandry the practice or condition of having more than one husband at one time.
adroit expert or nimble in the use of the hands or body. cleverly skillful,
dexterity skill or adroitness in using the hands or body; agility.
sinister threatening or portending evil, harm, or trouble;
egocentric Having or regarding the self or the individual as the center of all things
altercation a heated or angry dispute; noisy argument or controversy.
egomaniac psychologically abnormal egotism. ((excessive and objectionable reference to oneself in conversation or writing; conceit; boastfulness. ))
Mania madness
ego the self of an individual person; the conscious subject
gyne variant of gyneco- (a combining form meaning “woman,” “female,” used in the formation of compound words: )
andros
ambi
dexter
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bi a combining form meaning “twice,” “two,” used in the formation of compound words
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