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dissonance - discord
consistency - absence of contradictions; uniformity; degree of thickness or firmness; Ex. consistency of thick cream; CF. viscous
pulsate - throb; beat regularly; vibrate regularly
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
orthodox - traditional; (of someone) conservative in belief; adhering to an established doctrine
mollify - soothe an angry person
filigree - delicate ornamental lacelike metalwork
tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
bestial - beastlike; brutal; inhuman; very cruel
incongruity - lack of harmony; absurdity; ADJ. incongruous: lacking in harmony; inappropriate