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as in: live together harmoniously Define
co-existing peacefully; or having components that are combined in a pleasing way
  • We work to encourage the harmonious coexistence of different cultures.
  • The article is titled "Three Ways to Build More Harmonious Family Relationships".

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  • resolve the problem harmoniously
  • To sum up, all of you be harmonious, sympathetic, brotherly, kindhearted, and humble in spirit;
    1 Peter 3:8 (NASB)
  • Any one coming to the house in Cheyne Walk felt that here was an orderly place, shapely, controlled—a place where life had been trained to show to the best advantage, and, though composed of different elements, made to appear harmonious and with a character of its own.
    Virginia Woolf  --  Night and Day
  • My neighbor Feng, a postal worker with a lazy eye and unerring sense of humor, had consumed an inharmonious amount of baijiu, the official firebrew of China. Late into the evening he stood up and announced: "The Beijing government is always talking about building a harmonious society, but we already have a harmonious society right here in this courtyard!" The assembled guests roared their approval. A few minutes later Feng puked in the corner, and our celebration of harmony was over for the night.
    Austin Ramzy, Time, 2007  --  http://china.blogs.time.com/2007/10/02/spreading_harmony_in_china/(retrieved 10/18/09)
  • ...under these reflections was a harmonious consciousness of...
    Lucy Maud Montgomery  --  Anne Of Green Gables
  • ...and so balance and compensate the deficiencies of one by the excess of another, as to produce a harmonious and orderly system.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe  --  Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  • ...and we were right in sync. It was as if we’d been playing together all our lives. That harmony should have carried over and made us tough to beat in Pop Warner, but...
    Carl Deuker  --  Gym Candy
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as in: soothing, harmonious music Define
pleasing -- especially of music or sound
  • The changes created a more harmonious melody.
  • The band’s practice sessions don’t sound very harmonious.

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  • ...filled with lovely sights, harmonious sounds, delicious scents; and...
    Wilkie Collins  --  Man And Wife
  • On an instrument of ten strings, On the lute, And on the harp, With harmonious sound.
    Psalm 92:3 (KJV)
  • It was a glorious night, hot and still. ...  Alas, that these harmonious moments can never endure!
    Agatha Christie  --  The Mysterious Affair at Styles
  • They sing in harmony with great fervor and style.
    August Wilson  --  The Piano Lesson
  • When I wanted to sing some barbershop harmony, she called it sacrilegious, bein’ Sunday, but finely I got her goin’ on the pi-ana and we had us a real good time.
    Olive Ann Burns  --  Cold Sassy Tree
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  • "The one thing that might bring the gods’ two natures into harmony," Hazel recalled.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Mark of Athena
  • If you expect harmony between neighboring countries, you have ignored both history and psychology.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers — Modern English Edition 2

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  • Broken banjo strings, momentary passionate lapses of harmony, voices that go from smooth to gravelly to all-out screaming in a single verse.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed
  • And then we could sit side by side in silent harmony, like every other partnership in the room.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • "Hi, Doctor Hata!" they say, in ill harmony.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • That harmony built into a crescendo of colors as yellow and then pink added their voices to the chorus.
    Kass Morgan  --  The 100
  • We were all confused by the two-part harmony of the Young Pioneers’ Anthem.
    Ji-Li Jiang  --  Red Scarf Girl
  • None of it was a trusty recipe for environmental harmony.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • Perhaps not evidence of societal harmony, but still.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • Harmony was the soul of our companionship, and the diversity and contrast that subsisted in our characters drew us nearer together.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein

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  • In the Bottling Room all was harmonious bustle and ordered activity.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • I own that if the poet must be rejected such a rejection would seem more in harmony with—what shall I say?
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • I was a discord in Gateshead Hall: I was like nobody there; I had nothing in harmony with Mrs. Reed or her children, or her chosen vassalage.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • How still the evening is, As hush’d on purpose to grace harmony!
    William Shakespeare  --  Much Ado About Nothing
  • Don’t I feel in my soul that I am part of this vast harmonious whole?
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • The union Anna had cemented turned out to be of no solid character, and family harmony was breaking down again at the same point.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  Anna Karenina
  • It’s a system of harmony, in short.
    Charles Dickens  --  Bleak House
  • The infantine appeal to their common sympathies, at once restored cheerfulness to the conversation, and harmony to the company.
    Charles Dickens  --  Nicholas Nickleby
  • Diligence and attention soon gave him the knack of it, and he strode down the street with his mouth full of harmony and his soul full of gratitude.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  • Intellect is in itself a mode of exaggeration, and destroys the harmony of any face.
    Oscar Wilde  --  The Picture of Dorian Gray
  • They scattered with no melody, no harmony, no rhythm to hold them.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • Its lines were hard and simple, revealing, emphasizing the harmony of the steel skeleton within, as a body reveals the perfection of its bones.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • ’Behold the nose that mars the harmony Of its master’s phiz! blushing its treachery!’
    Edmond Rostand  --  Cyrano de Bergerac
  • When male and female were balanced, there was harmony in the world.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • Normally she existed in a state of deep calm, in harmony with the world around her.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • It’s also essential to my inner harmony to see Seymour’s listing in the goddam phone book every year.
    J.D. Salinger  --  Franny and Zooey
  • So Hogwarts worked in harmony For several happy years, But then discord crept among us Feeding on our faults and fears.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • He had no wish to make her talk; her quick-breathing silence seemed a part of the general hush and harmony of things.
    Edith Wharton  --  The House of Mirth
  • That mercy towards one set of creatures was cruelty towards another sickened his sense of harmony.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Jude the Obscure
  • Every element lived in harmonious relation with its neighbour, and all was kith and kin.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • The three-toed sloth lives a peaceful, vegetarian life in perfect harmony with its environment.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • All I had ever wanted was happiness and harmony for my family.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • The newfound harmony was interrupted by the death of Melquiades.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • Harmony, like a following breeze at sea, is the exception.
    David Guterson  --  Snow Falling on Cedars
  • Only when the three parts of the body function together as a unity do we get a harmonious or "virtuous" individual.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • The road to health for everyone is through moderation, harmony, and a "sound mind in a sound body."
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • Once, in the evening, when they were all in harmony, and the house was as good as bought, Szedvilas came in and upset them again.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • That always makes for harmony and stability in a matrimonial alliance.
    Grace MacGowan Cooke  --  The Power and the Glory
  • Out of these precepts he was laboriously constructing a harmonious whole, which he desired to present to souls.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • It was they that were out of harmony with the actual world, not she.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Tess of the d’Urbervilles
  • Each new experience would resound, each time enriching the harmony.
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • The circle is unbroken; the harmony complete.
    Virginia Woolf  --  The Waves
  • Then Amory opened his eyes, half afraid that sight would spoil the rich illusion of harmony.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  This Side of Paradise
  • For always, he thought, there was something incongruous to be worked into the harmony of her face.
    Virginia Woolf  --  To the Lighthouse
  • Even my mother, who I was closer to than anyone else on the planet, was never in harmony with me, never on exactly the same page.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Twilight
  • We had rather, for our part, have the cestus of Rachel Halliday, that kept heads from being turned, and made everything go on harmoniously.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe  --  Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  • If any aspect is not utterly harmonious, gratefully bring it to my notice and I shall strive to earn your satisfaction.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • She was singing along to the song, her voice an octave higher than the melody, weaving through it with a complicated harmony.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Eclipse
  • The other two guys passed gas in harmony.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
  • Large cats and parrots meandered and fluttered about the village in harmony as though they, too, owned a part of this marvelous work of art.
    Ted Dekker  --  Black: The Birth of Evil
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