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UNAMIABLE adj. one who cannot aim straight.


Above: Unamiable, in fact, means not amiable (or unfriendly). Here, the student mistakenly thinks unamiable means unable to aim. (Illustration by Tosh Bibb.)

UNAWARE n. the clothes we put on first.

UNDERGRADUATE n. a person not up to the mark.

UNION JACK n. 1. the flag of the Untidy Kingdom. 2. the most IMPORTED flag.

UNLEAVENED BREAD n. bread made without any ingredients.

UNTOWARD adj. backward.

UTOPIA n. a small city in Greece.