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harmonize

[′här·mə‚nīz]
(ordnance)
To align the sights of a gun so that the curving path of the projectile will meet the straight line of sight at the target.
To adjust or align the gunsight, guns, rocket launchers, or gun camera of a fighter aircraft so that an accurate aim is obtained at a given range, or so that the guns will produce a desired pattern of fire.
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When we are harassed by sorrows or anxieties, or long oppressed by any powerful feelings which we must keep to ourselves, for which we can obtain and seek no sympathy from any living creature, and which yet we cannot, or will not wholly crush, we often naturally seek relief in poetry--and often find it, too--whether in the effusions of others, which seem to harmonize with our existing case, or in our own attempts to give utterance to those thoughts and feelings in strains less musical, perchance, but more appropriate, and therefore more penetrating and sympathetic, and, for the time, more soothing, or more powerful to rouse and to unburden the oppressed and swollen heart.
If we attempted to harmonize or to combine them, we should make out of them, not a system, but the caricature of a system.
My modest round of duties at Windygates, Lord Holchester; occasionally relieved, when my mind is overworked, by the society of a few earnest friends whose views harmonize with my own--my existence passes (not quite uselessly, I hope) in that way.
Defense of Poesie,' Spenser attempts to harmonize history, philosophy, ethics, and politics, subordinating them all to the art of poetry.