Vocabulary exercise

Match words to their definitions. Choose answers from the options given below.

Ego

Altercation

Egocentric

Altruism

To alter

Alternate

Alter ego

 

 

 

1. A person who is excessively fixated on his own needs, desires etc. ………………………….

2. To change      ……………………………

3. Argument       ……………………………

4. One’s own concept of oneself       ……………………..

5. To take one, skip one etc. ……………………….

6. Philosophy of putting another’s welfare above one’s own ……………………..

7. One’s other self        ………………………….

8. One who substitutes for another       ………………………..

Answers

1. A person who is excessively fixated on his own needs, desires etc. – Egocentric

2. To change – To alter

3. Argument – Altercation

4. One’s own concept of oneself – Ego

5. To take one, skip one etc. – To alternate (verb)

6. Philosophy of putting another’s welfare above one’s own – Altruism

7. One’s other self – Alter ego

8. One who substitutes for another – Alternate (noun)

 

 

 

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