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oversee - watch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
stagnant - (of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive; dull; Ex. stagnant industrial output
mischance - ill luck
quicksilver - mercury
waggish - humorous; mischievous; tricky
postulate - self-evident truth; something assumed without proof; V: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument)
variegate - change the appearance of (by marking with different colors)
ingrained - deeply established; firmly rooted; Ex. ingrained dirt/prejudice
nauseate - cause to become sick; fill with disgust; fill nausea
schism - division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split