Quiz: Remember the definition of mal de mer?
disgusting or distasteful; nasty, sleazy
Some say Wal-mart and other big box stores are skeevy operations.
from Italian schifo 'disgust'
To run away; flee; fly; depart hastily: the verb ''to skedaddle,'' which was revived during the war to suggest precipitous flight, and has held its own ever since
[1861+; origin unknown; perhaps fr an attested Scots dialect sense, ''spill,'' which could suggest ''scatter, disperse''; the example from 1884 supposes an earlier origin]