Vocabulary exercise 5

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

Anthropology

Misogyny

Bigamy

Monogamy

Gynaecology

Polygamy

Misogamy

Asceticism

Philanthropy

Adroitness

Polygynist

Polyandrist

Gauche

Dexterous

Ambidextrous

 

1. Awkward, clumsy …………………………

2. Capable of using both hands with equal skill …………………………….

3. Skilful …………………………..

4. The custom of only one marriage at a time ………………………….

5. Hatred of women ……………………….

6. Illegal plurality of marriages ……………………..

7. Study of female ailments ………………………

8. Study of human development ……………………….

9. Devotion to a lonely and austere life ……………………..

10. Cleverness ……………………….

11. Love of mankind ………………………

12. Hatred of marriage ………………………..

13. Custom in which one man has many wives ……………………

14. Male who has several wives ……………………

15. Female who has several husbands ………………………

Answers

1. Awkward, clumsy – Gauche

2. Capable of using both hands with equal skill – Ambidextrous

3. Skilful – Dexterous

4. The custom of only one marriage at a time – Monogamy

5. Hatred of women – Misogyny

6. Illegal plurality of marriages – Bigamy

7. Study of female ailments – Gynaecology

8. Study of human development – Anthropology

9. Devotion to a lonely and austere life – Asceticism

10. Cleverness – Adroitness

11. Love of mankind – Philanthropy

12. Hatred of marriage – Misogamy

13. Custom in which one man has many wives – Polygamy

14. Male who has several wives – Polygynist

15. Female who has several husbands – Polyandrist

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