Word Cache-EP 45
Spy X Family Ep 5 (Spoiler alert)
To enter or become established gradually or unobtrusively usually for subversive purposes.
- “I’ve infiltrated the world’s vilest terrorist organizations.” – Recalled Loid as he nervously awaits the family interview.
- Gallium infiltrates other metals, greatly reducing their strength.
One who engages in a pursuit, study, science, or sport as a pastime rather than as a profession.
- “… and none of that even came close to the stress of entrusting this mission to amateurs.” – Thought Loid while waiting for the interview.
- Amateurs do it until they finally get it right; professionals do it until they can’t get it wrong.
An essential point requiring resolution or resolving an outcome.
- “This moment is the very crux of operation strix.” – Thought Loid right before the interview.
- The make it or break it moment has come, now is the crux of our business.
An inclination of temperament or outlook, especially a personal and sometimes unreasoned judgment.
- “… and perhaps it’s a fathers bias, but I find her to be wise far beyond her years.” – Loid on Anya’s strengths and weaknesses.
- To make the decision process fair, we need a system that excludes personal bias.
To lie or creep with the body prostrate in token of subservience or abasement.
- “Those who grovel at the feet of the powerful have no right to call themselves educators!” – Thought master Henderson as he confronts master Swan.
- He is groveling for your help now, but he won’t hesitate to shove you out of the way once he becomes powerful enough.