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::: amphibian - able to live both on land and in water; N.
::: neologism - new or newly coined word or phrase
::: peccadillo - slight offense or fault; CF. sin
::: slipshod - slovenly; careless; sloppy; untidy; shabby; Ex. slipshod work
::: disarray - state of disorder; a disorderly or untidy state; Ex. with her clothes in disarray
::: dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
::: hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
::: unsavory - distasteful; disagreeable; morally offensive; Ex. unsavory activity/reputation
::: hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
::: abysmal - bottomless