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egotist a conceited, boastful person
bigamy more than one marriage at one time
anthropologist a person who specializes in anthropology
misanthrope a hater of mankind, self, suspicious of everyone
ambidextrous able to use both hands equally well
misogamist hater of the marriage idea
introvert one concerned with own thoughts/feelings, a shy person
gauche left hand
altruist unselfishly concerned for others
extrovert an outgoing person
monogamy married to only one 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.
gynecologist a physician specializing in gynecology.
polygyny the practice or condition of having more than one wife at one time.
ascetic 1.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. 2. a person who leads an austerely simple life, especially one who abstains from the normal plea
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.
dexterity skill or adroitness in using the hands or body; agility
sinister threatening or portending evil, harm, or trouble; unfavorable:of or on the left side; left.
egocentric having or regarding the self or the individual as the center of all things: having little or no regard for interests, beliefs, or attitudes other than one's own; self-centered:
altercation a heated or angry dispute; noisy argument or controversy
alternate to interchange repeatedly and regularly with one another in time or place; rotate (usually followed by with):
egomaniac psychologically abnormal egotism
Created by: edmund surratt



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