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READING 200 VOCAB

TermDefinition
Egotist A person who is self-absorbed
Bigamy The act of going through a marriage ceremony while already married to another person
Anthropologist Someone who specializes in Anthropology. (study of humans)
Misanthrope Dislike of humankind
Ambidextrous The ability to us both the right hand and left hand equally well
Misogamist Hatred of marriage
Introvert A person characterized by concern primarily with his/her own thoughts and feelings
Gauche Lacking social grace, socially awkward
Altruist A person who unselfishly concerned for or devoted to the welfare of others.
Extrovert A person concerned primarily with the physical and social environment
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 women
Philanthropist A person who seeks to promote the welfare of others (A person who studies Philanthropy)
Gynecologist A physician specializing in Gynecology (branch of medicine that deals with diseases and physical care of the reproductive system of women)
Ascetic Practice of severe self-discipline (typically for religious reasons)
Polyandry The practice or condition of having more than one husband at one time
Adroit Skillful in using hands, mind or body
Dexterity Skill in performing tasks, especially with hands
Sinister The impression that something harmful or evil is happening or will happen
Egocentric Self-centered, thinking only of oneself without regard of the feelings or desires of others.
Altercation Noisy argument (in public)
Alternate Taking place of, repeatedly, every other
Egomaniac A state of being extremely egocentric
mania Madness
Ego Self, I
Gauche Lacking grace, left handed
Polygyny Married to many women, many wives
Gyne Woman
Andros Male
Ambi Both
Dexter Right hand side
Alter Other
Monos One, single
Intro Inside
Bi Twice
Verto Turn
Extro Outside
Centrum Center
Mesien Hate
Anthropos Man, human being
Gamos Joined, united
Polys Many
Sinister Harmful, evil, left handed
-y Practice, custom
-ous Characterized by
-ity Quality,condition
-ist Person who...
Created by: marianystrom