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oversee - watch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
raucous - (of voice) harsh and unpleasant; (of people) disorderly and boisterous; Ex. raucous shouts
anathema - solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse; V. anathematize
jetsam - things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
dispatch - speediness; prompt execution; message sent with all due speed; V: send to a specified destination; finish promptly; kill
amass - collect (gradually, in a very large amount)
explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
piecemeal - one part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal
skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit