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What do you call these people?


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Certain group of people are labelled in a special manner. Let us look at some of them.

A lover of mankind: Altruist
A person who does not believe in existence of God: Atheist
A person who plays a game not professional but for pleasure: Amateur
A person who is extremely fond of money: Avaricious
A person who thinks of the whole world as his countryCosmopolitan
A person who eats human flesh: CannibalA person who hates mankind. Misanthrope
A person who abandons his religious faith: Apostate
A person who breaks common belief or images:Iconoclast
A person who can use both the hands with ease-Ambidextrous.
A person who walks while sleeping: Somnambulist
A man who is more like a woman than like a man: Effeminate


Sample Usage

Raj is an altruist. Every year he donates a reasonable to Orphanages.
Ravi doesn't go to any temple because he is an atheist.
Vijay is an amateur player, so he is not selected to part in the National game.
As Raj is avaricious, he gambles very often.
Rani's behavior like a cosmopolitan has won her many friends.
People across the world were shocked to know that Idi Amin was a cannibal.
Hair is a misanthrope. He never helps people who are in distress.
Rita has converted from one religion to another. She is an apostate.
Rani doesn't belief in celebrating festivals. She is an iconoclast.
A surgeon is expected to be ambidextrous.
As Mary is a somnambulist, her mother has to lock her bedroom after she goes to sleep.
Raj is an effeminate. He is chided by his friends.


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