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alter ego

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What will not woman, gentle woman dare; when strong affection stirs her spirit up?
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See also álter ego, and Alter Ego

English

Etymology

From Latin for other self ,which is a translation of Zeno's of of Citium "allos ego"[1] [2]

Pronunciation

Noun

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Singular
alter ego

Plural
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alter ego ({{{1}}})
  1. Somebody's alternate personality or persona; a second self.
  2. A very close and intimate friend.

Translations

Synonyms

  • alter idem

See also

References

  • Notes:
  1. ^ The Routledge Dictionary of Latin Quotations by Jon R. Stone[1]
  2. ^ http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/alter%20ego

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