Spy X Family Ep 5 (Spoiler alert)




To enter or become established gradually or unobtrusively usually for subversive purposes.

  1. “I’ve infiltrated the world’s vilest terrorist organizations.” – Recalled Loid as he nervously awaits the family interview.
  2. 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.

  1. “… and none of that even came close to the stress of entrusting this mission to amateurs.” – Thought Loid while waiting for the interview.
  2. 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.

  1. “This moment is the very crux of operation strix.” – Thought Loid right before the interview.
  2. 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.

  1. “… 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.
  2. 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.

  1. “Those who grovel at the feet of the powerful have no right to call themselves educators!” – Thought master Henderson as he confronts master Swan.
  2. He is groveling for your help now, but he won’t hesitate to shove you out of the way once he becomes powerful enough.