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egoist
your attitude to life is simple, direct, and aboveboard- every decision you make is based on the answer to one question: "What's in it for me?" If your selfishness, greed, and ruthless desire for self-advancement hurt other people, that's too bad. "this is a tough world, pal, dog eat dog and all that and I, for one, am not going to be left behind!
egotist
Your are boastful to the point of being obnoxious- you have only one string to your conversational violin, namely, yourself.
altruist
your always out to help others- never mind your own interests
introvert
You may seem unsocial, yet your greatest desire is to be liked and accepted. You may be shy and quiet, you are often moody and unhappy, and you prefer solitude or at most the company of one person to a crowd. You have an aptitude for creative work and are uncomfortable enegaging in activities that require cooperation with other people. You may even be a geinius, or eventually turn into one.
extrovert
Your the life of the party because you never worry about the effect of your actions, never inhibit yourself with doubts about dignity or propriety. You are usually happy, generally full of high spirits; you love to be with people- lots of people. Your thoughts, your interests, your personality are turned outward.
misanthrope
cynical, embittered, suspicious, you hate everybody
ambivert
you have both introvert and extrovert tendencies at different times and occassions. Your interests are turned both inward and outward.
misogynist
Sometime in your past you were scorned, crossed or deeply wounded by a woman. So now you have carefully constructed defense against further hurt- you hate all women
misogamist
you won't make the ultimate legal comitment- marriage
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vitriol
bitter hatred
benefactor
someone who helps pwople, organizations, or causes, particularly by giving them monwy or some sort of gift
do-gooder
humanitarian who sincerely tries to do good deeds but
idealist
sees the world as it ought to be, not as how it really is
mentor
your a wise and trusted advisor one can turn to for help
boor
rude, ill-mannered person
charlatan
a person who makes extravagent but false claims of knowledge or ability
sadist
a person who gets pleasure out of inflicting cruelty and pain on others
miscreant
a pwrson who behaves in a criminal or depraved manner
tyrant
originally refered to an absolute ruler who wields power wihtout resterictions, but now it's commonly used for any perosn in position of authority who acts in a harsh and oppressive manner
ally
a person who has entered into a helpful association with another person
confidant
a trusted person whom presonal secrets and pricate matters are revealed
crony
a long time friend or companion
adversary
a person who offers formidable oposition to antoher in a battle, contest, or debate
antagonist
a person who offers active and possible hostile opposition to another in a battle, contest, or debate
bete noire
(black heart)
someone who is constantly tormenting antoher person and thus has become extremely disliked by that person
nemesis
an unbeatable opponent or a person who inflicts vegeance or retribution
dignitary
a person with high rank or position
luminary
a person who has achieved fame or prominence in a particular field
nabob
a person of great wealth or importance
patriarch
the oldest male member of a family or group
minion
a follower or subordinate
subordinate
a person in lesser rank or authority than someone else
toady
a person who shamelessly uses flattery and favors to gain approval of another
agnostic
someone who doesn't deny the possibility that god exsists but believes it is possible to prove God's exsistence either
apostasy
when you renounce any cause or set of prinicples
iconoclast
a person who attacks traditional or populat ideas or established institutions
ideolgue
a person who advocates a specific ideology, especially a political one.
martyr
someon who endures tremendous or constant suffer or who makes great sacrifices because of his/her beliefs ot to further a cause
aficionado
a person who truly enjoys and knows a great deal about a particular activity or interest
dilettante
someone who enjoys participating in an activity but only in a superficial or unserious way
fanatic
a person who is excessively and uncritically entusiastic about a cause or object
zealot
a person who is extremely passionate about, and who tirelessly pursues a cause or goal
curmudgeon
a bad-tempered, gruff, stubborn person who is usually old
cynic
a habitual faultfinder and critic, particularly one who believes that all human behavior is motivated by self-interest
malcontent
a constantly dissatisfied or rebellious person
misanthrope
a person who hates or mistrusts everyone
cadre
a group of highly trained people that formes the core of a larger organization, particulatly a political or military organization
clique
an exclusive and usually small group of friends or associates
hoi polloi
refers to the masses or common people and has a hint of looking down upon the crowd
sognoscenti
those people who are highly knowledgeable about a particular subject
generation x
people born in the years 1962 through 1966
cohort
a collection of people in a particular age group
baby bust
those born in the years 1967 to 1979
generation y
those born in 1980 to 1995
arrogant
when a person exaggerates their own worth in an excessive, domineering way
vain
when a person is excessively proud of their appearance or accomplishments
hubris
a mix between vanity and arrogance, includes excessive ambition
hedonism
the philosophy of living life only for the pursuit of pleasure
convivial
when a person is fond of being sociable with others
reticent
when people keep their thoughts and feelings to themselves
phlegmatic
when a person is not easily excited or provoked into action
shy
a person who draws back or avoids contact from others
bashful
when shyness is caused by self-consciousness or ackwardness around other people
demure
if shyness is caused by an inherently modest nature
genial
a person who has a friendly or pleasant disposition
gracious
when a person treats other people with kindly consideration and warm courtesy
charm
a personal quality that fascinates, attracts, or delights others.
callous
when an individul feels little or no emotion and has no sympathy for others
crass
onw who is as crude as they come and lacks any kind of discrimination or sensitivity
petulent
a persom who demonstrates petty and unreasonable irritability or anger
sanctimonious
when a person acts righteous or holy in a showy or pretend way.
good-goody
someone who is absolutely sure about their religious devotion
insufferable
impossible to endure
shirty
a person who acts unreasonavly angry