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Vocabulary

Vocabulary for week 3

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Egoist believes in self advancement; one who loves himself
Egotist talks about accomplishments
Altruist is interested in the welfare of others
Introvert turns thoughts inward
Extrovert turns thoughts outward
Ambivert turns thoughts both inward and outward
Misanthrope hated people
Misogynist hates women
Misogamist hates marriage
ascetic does not pursue pleasures of the flesh
Ego Meaning I; used to denote ones concept of oneself
Egocentric considers themselves as the center of the universe
Egomaninac carries egoism to an extreme that your needs, desires, and interests have become a morbid obsession; a mania
Alter other
Altruism the philosophy practiced by altruist
Altruistic look toward the benefit of others
Alternate skip one and take the other
An Alternate in a debate, contest, or convention is the other person who will take over if the original choice is unable to attend
Alterative other choice
Alteration a change; a making into something OTHER
Altercation verbal dispute
Verto to turn
Intro turned inward
Extro Outward
Ambi both
Ambidextrous able to use both hands with equal skill
Dexterous Skillfull
Dexterity Skill
Misein To hate
Anthropos mankind
Gyne Woman
Gamos Marriage
Monos One
Bi two
Polys Many
Polygyny has many wives
Polandry many husbands
-ist common suffix for a person
-y for a practice, attitude, etc
-ic or -ous used for an adjective
Ascetic Monk or Hermit
Bigamy illegal plurality of marriages
Anthropologist Study of human development
Gauche Akward
Sinister evil; threatening
Gynecologist study of female ailments
Philanthropist Study of mankind
Monagamy married to only one person
Andros Male
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