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He is only interested in his own welfare.
egoist
He constantly talks about himself. He is very conceited.
egotist
He dedicates himself to helpihg others.
altruist
Do you think his motives are selfish. No, not at all, they are ....
altruistic
He turns his mind inwards. He is shy and quiet and may seem unsocial, although he wants to be liked.
introvert
He loves to be with people and is usually happy. He can make a good salesman.
extrovert
He is like you and me. He has both introvert and extrovert tendencies; sometimes he is sociable and sometimes he wants to be left alone.
ambivert
can live by sea and by land
amphibian (remember: ambiguous for the am prefix)
what is the prefix which means having 2 abilities or possiblities
am
He thinks people are no damn good. Suspicous of human beings and human nature.
misanthrope.
Greek word for 'human being'
anthrope (remembe anthropology)
Women are no damn good. Suspicious of women and perhaps he hates them.
mysogynist.
remember gyn= Greek for women, e.g. Gynocologist
Greek word for woman
gyn
polygammy.
Marrying more than one woman
Greek prefix meaning many
poly-
Greek word for marriage
gamos
One who disapproves of marriage, saying: marriage is an instituion and who wants to live in an instiution.
misogamist
Prefix for disapproving or not liking
mis (remember: misanthrope, misogynist)
He leads a very simple and plain life, far from worldly pleasures and is often interested only in spiritual and intellectual matters.
ascetic
NOUN ; (politics) a tyrant or ruler with absolute powers
Despot (Noun)
(Adj))relating to, typical of, or behaving like a despot
Despotic (adj)
( transitive verb) to admit or acknowledge something, often grudgingly or with reluctance
Concede=
GIVE SYNONYM: grudging
reluctant
grudginly
reluctantly
(noun) unwillingness or lack of enthusiasm
Reluctance