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discord
used in The Picture of Dorian Gray - 20 chapter version

2 meanings, 4 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
discord amongst the group
Definition
conflict or disagreement — especially among those expected to cooperate

or (especially in the form discordant):

seeming different  or wrong along with everything else
  • —to observe where they met, and where they separated, at what point they were in unison, and at what point they were at discord,
    Chapter 4 (85% in)
discord = conflict (disagreement)
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2  —1 use as in:
discordant music
Definition
unpleasant sound — especially a combination of sounds that sound wrong together (though sometimes done intentionally in music)
  • Their voices were horribly shrill and discordant.
    Chapter 7 (5% in)
discordant = unpleasant sounding (especially in combination)
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?  —2 uses
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  • Discord is to be forced to be in harmony with others.
    Chapter 6 (72% in)
  • The harsh intervals and shrill discords of barbaric music stirred him at times when Schubert's grace, and Chopin's beautiful sorrows, and the mighty harmonies of Beethoven himself, fell unheeded on his ear.
    Chapter 11 (37% in)

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