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discord

Music a combination of musical notes containing one or more dissonant intervals

discord

[′di‚skȯrd]
(acoustics)

Discord

See also Confusion.
Andras
demon of discord. [Occultism: Jobes, 93]
discord, apple of
caused conflict among goddesses; Trojan War ultimate result. [Gk. Myth.: Benét, 43]
Discordia
goddess of strife and discord. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 83]
Eris
goddess of discord; threw apple of discord among Peleus’s wedding guests. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 95]
54-40 or Fight!
slogan alluding to disputed borders of Oregon territory under joint British and U.S. occupation. [Am. Hist.: Payton, 241]
Gaza Strip
small coastal desert on borders of Egypt and Israel, the control of which has been in continual dispute. [Middle East. Hist.: Payton, 264]
Great Schism, the
Catholic Church divided over papal succession (1378–1417). [Eur. Hist.: Bishop, 376–379]
onyx
provokes disagreement and separates lovers. [Gem. Symbolism: Kunz, 98–99]
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The Friday criminal incident will never weaken Kuwaitis or foment discords among them, but will, instead, consolidate national unity, and make them more persistent to preserve their dear nation, and defeat attempts seeking to sow seeds of sedition, it emphasized.
As a result, the sides managed to remove almost all discords.
Addressing the conference, the chairman Aman Council) Peace Council), Pir Syed Ali Raza Shah Bukhari stressed on mutual brotherhood, interfaith relations as conducive factors for internal peace and harmonious accord; while "where factors like mutual brotherhood and harmonious co-existence are non-existent , horrendous sectarian discords like recent Rawalpindi tragedy keep on occurring", he warned.
During his address to the forum, former Speaker Azad Kashmir Shah Ghulam Qadir stressed on locating the actual adversaries of peace and harmony , who were trying to sow the seeds of discord .
NNA - 10/7/2012 - Maronite Patriarch, Mar Beshara Boutros Rahi, lambasted Tuesday the prevailing hostile rhetoric in the Arab world, saying that the Lebanese people is despondent about discords and quarrels.
Moreover, Rahi touted inter-Lebanese dialogue as the sole means to solve discords.
This law of reflection is a law of healing to the discords of human experience because discords, such as relationship problems, financial lack, illness, stress, injury and discontent are not in or of God.
Out of very little material, in both literal and figurative senses, the artist creates new chromatic harmonies and discords while at the same time dismantling the structures he's used, thus creating contradictory movements that animate his compositions from within.
Lee's soundtrack tends to mask the discords which, contrary to our received notions about dissonance, themselves comprise, and delineate, the precise nature of the enduring beauty - and broad cultural significance - of Coltrane's work.
A Blind Eye/A Prospect Obscured, 1993-94, dominated by "Spanish" black, implies a different kind of classicism from Remarked Cavalier, 1992-94, with its more "Cubist" inflection toward brown, and both of these contrast with the "Expressionist" discords of In the Blink of an Eye, 1994, or even the blanched luminescence, recalling Seurat, of Sensitivity to Initial Conditions, 1992.