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second self

noun
1.
one who associates so closely with a given person as to assume that person's mode of behavior, personality, beliefs, etc.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90
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  • Having demanded fifteen legates, he named me first in the list, and said that he should regard me in all things as a second self.
  • Student responses on the second self-evaluation focus on their improvements and on their heightened sense of confidence.
  • My students report that they started critically reflecting about their microteaching only after the second self-viewing.

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