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  1. verto
    to turen
  2. intro
    inward
  3. extro
    outward
  4. ambi-
    both
  5. ambidextrous / ambidexterity
    • dexterous skillful
    • dexterity  skill
    • Both hand skillful
  6. - ous
    • adjctive suffix
    • famous dangerous perilous
  7. -ity
    • noun suffix
    • vanity guality simplicity
  8. exter
    right hand
  9. southpaws lefties
    • opposed to right hand
    • left-handed (synonmy of awkward)
  10. sinister
    • latin word for left hand 
    • in English : theratening, evil, dangerous
  11. gauche
    • left hand in French  
    • If you call someone in English gauche, you imply clumsiness generally social rather than physical
  12. A gauche remark
    tactless (不老练的)
  13. A gauche offer of sympathy
    is so bumbling as to tactless
  14. gausherie
    is an awkward clumsy tactless embarrassing way of saying things or of handling situations
  15. gauche person
    is totally without finesse (手段)
  16. Droit
    right hand in French
  17. adroit / dexterous
    skillful
  18. gauche adroit adroitness
    • these three words used figuratively 
    • adroit person is quickwitted, can get out of diffeicult spots cleverly, can handle situations ingeniously. 

    Adroitness is quite opposite of gaucherie
  19. misein
    greek root : to hate
  20. misanthrope
    hate mankind ( anthropos)
  21. anthropos
    • mankind
    • anthropology
  22. misogynist
    hate women
  23. gyne
    Greek women
  24. misogamist
    hate marriage
  25. gamos
    marriage
  26. philanthropist
    one loves mankind shows such love by making substantial financial contributions to charitable organizations or by donating time and energy to helping those in need.
  27. gyne
    women
  28. gynecologist
    medical specialist who treats female disorders
  29. monogamy bigomy polygamy
    • Gamos (Marriage 
    • monogamy : custom of only one marriage at a time 
    • bigamy : unlaful act of contracting another marriage without divorcing one's current legal spouse
    • polygamy: plural marriage  either males or females
  30. polygyny polyandry
    • polygyny : man have many wives 
    • polyandry : woman have many hansbuns 

    andros ( male)
  31. -ist
    person
  32. - y ; -ic ; - ous
    • -y :peactice attitude 
    • -ic : adj.
    • - ous  : adj.
  33. asketes
    • ascetic in English 
    • asketes is a Greek word 
    • means monk or hermit (隐士)
  34. ascetic
    person who leads an existence voluntarily of course , that compares in austerity , simplicity and rigorous hardship with the life of a monk 

    • practice : asceticism 
    • adj. ascetic
  35. merriment
    (家庭)   欢乐
  36. convivaial gatherings
    convivial (善于交际)
  37. dissipation
    花天酒地
  38. anthropocentric
    • adj. 
    • anthropos --- mankind
    • kentron ---- center 
    • -ic ---- adj. suffix  (thinking assumptions reasoning)

    see mankind as the central fact ultimate aim of the universe 

    • n. anthropocentrism
    •     anthropocentricity
  39. andromania
    • andros --- male 
    • mania --- madness 
    • person: andromaniac : person who mad about men 
    • adj. andromaniacal
  40. gynandrous
    • gyne : women 
    • andros : man

    • a. plants in which the male and female organs are united in the same colums 
    • b. people who physically have both male and female sexual organs 
    • c. (a more recent meaning) people who exhibit, or are willing to own up to , the male and female emotional characteristics that everyone posseses 

    androgynous the same and gynandrous 

    • Hermaphroditic 
    • hermes -- the Greek god of messengeer
    • aphrodite --- Greek goddess of love and beauty
  41. monomania
    • is an obsession with one thing or absessiveness in one area 
    • person: monomaniac 
    • adj. monomaniacal
  42. misandrist
    • misein --- hate
    • androst --- male 

    hate male

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WPW 2
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