Etymology
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backstreet (n.)
mid-15c., from back (adj.), here perhaps with a sense "inferior, mean, obscure" + street.
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satori (n.)

in Zen Buddhism, "enlightenment," 1727, from Japanese, said to mean literally "spiritual awakening."

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Guam 
from Chamorro Guahan, said to mean literally "what we have."
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bushido (n.)
"feudal samurai warrior code," 1898, from Japanese, said to mean literally "military-knight way."
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snivelling (adj.)
"mean-spirited, weak," 1640s, present-participle adjective from snivel (v.). Related: Snivellingly.
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anarchistic (adj.)
"advocating the political philosophy of anarchism," 1845, from anarchist + -ic. Differentiated from anarchic, which tends to mean "chaotic, lawless." Related: Anarchistically.
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dojo (n.)

"hall in which judo is practiced," 1942, from Japanese, where it has a wider sense and is said to mean "place of the Way."

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sordid (adj.)
early 15c., "festering," from Latin sordidus "dirty, filthy, foul, vile, mean, base," from sordere "be dirty, be shabby," related to sordes "dirt, filth," from PIE *swrd-e-, from root *swordo- "black, dirty" (source also of Old English sweart "black"). Sense of "foul, low, mean" first recorded 1610s. Related: Sordidly; sordidness.
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budgerigar (n.)
small Australian parrot, 1847, from a native Australian language, said to mean "good cockatoo," from budgeri "good" + gar "cockatoo."
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bickering (adj.)
1808 in the sense of "contentious," present-participle adjective from bicker (v.). Earlier it was used to mean "flashing, quivering" (1660s).
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