Word Cache-EP 51
Spy X Family Ep11 (Spoiler alert)
Better than average or forming an exception; rare.
- Her exceptional situational awareness and instincts have helped her survive in the most hostile environment.
- “She must earn merits, known as stella stars, through exceptional academic performance.” —- Loid to himself while teaching Anya.
To fail especially in an examination or course.
- “I only flunked this test cuz I read the wrong kid’s mind.” —- Anya to herself while studying idioms.
- This course is a really tough one, about 25% of students are flunked every semester.
To earn a high grade on something, such as an exam.
- “That way when I cheat, I’ll ace the test every time” —- Anya to herself while pondering the outcomes of exploiting her mind-reading abilities.
- He has been studying diligently, with the aim that he can ace the subject one day.
A faculty, power, or principle enjoining good acts.
- “Even if volunteering doesn’t pay off anytime soon, it wouldn’t hurt to foster a social conscience in Anya.” —- Loid to himself on the prospects of Anya earning stella stars.
- Do you think Jiminy Cricket did a good job as Pinocchio’s conscience?
Deserving of honor or esteem.
- “For the meritorious deed of helping to save another’s life, we award this stella to Anya Forger of Cecile Hall.” —- announced the staff at the award ceremony.
- During war times, an act seen as meritorious by one side may be condemned as a crime by the opposing side.