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Word: dissonance

Definition: discord


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::: addendum - addition; appendix to book; something that is added (as at the end of a speech or book)
::: affirmation - positive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath; V. affirm; ADJ. affirmative; CF. affirmative action: positive discrimination
::: niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
::: interrogate - question closely; cross-examine; cross-question
::: illusory - illusive; deceptive; not real
::: fuddle - make stupid or confused as with alcholic drink; N. in a fuddle: confused
::: reverie - daydream; abstracted musing
::: resonant - (of a sound) echoing; resounding(sounding loudly); deep and full in sound; producing resonance; Ex. resonant voice; N. resonance
::: sublimate - refine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities; change between a solid state and a gaseous state
::: conflagration - great fire