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oversee - watch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
daub - smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint
heedless - not noticing; disregarding
muted - silent; muffled; toned down; Ex. muted traffic noise
vigilante - one who without authority assumes law enforcement powers
embroil - throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio
unfaltering - steadfast; firm; not changing
idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
gradation - series of gradual stages; degree in such a progression
inquisitor - questioner (especially harsh); investigator; person making an inquisition