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  • 81irony — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. ridicule, satire, sarcasm. See figurative. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. sarcasm, wit, humor, paradox, incongruity, double meaning, twist, absurdity, ridicule, raillery, mockery, burlesque, parody, quip,… …

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  • 82Disagreement — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Disagreement >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 disagreement disagreement Sgm: N 1 discord discord discordance Sgm: N 1 dissonance dissonance dissidence discrepancy Sgm: N 1 unconformity unconformity &c. 83 …

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  • 83discord — n Discord, strife, conflict, contention, dissension, difference, variance mean a state or condition marked by disagreement and lack of harmony or the acts or circumstances which manifest such a state or condition. Discord implies not only a want… …

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  • 84fit — n Fit, attack, access, accession, paroxysm, spasm, convulsion are comparable when they denote a sudden seizure or spell resulting from an abnormal condition of body or mind. The last three are too specific in their technical medical senses to be… …

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  • 85ἀπεμφάσεις — ἀπέμφασις incongruity fem nom/voc pl (attic epic) ἀπέμφασις incongruity fem nom/acc pl (attic) …

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  • 86in|con|gru|i|ty — «IHN kuhn GROO uh tee, kon , kong », noun, plural ties. 1. the condition of being out of place; unfitness; inappropriateness: »Without incongruity…we cannot speak of geometrical beauty (Samuel Johnson). 2. lack of agreement or harmony;… …

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  • 87EZEKIEL — EZEKIEL, a major prophet who is said to have begun prophesying in the fifth year of Jehoiachin s exile in Babylonia, seven years before the final fall of Jerusalem; his prophecies are recorded in the book that bears his name. The name Ezekiel… …

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  • 88POETRY — This article is arranged according to the following outline (for modern poetry, see hebrew literature , Modern; see also prosody ): biblical poetry introduction the search for identifiable indicators of biblical poetry the presence of poetry in… …

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  • 89Back step — Step Step, n. [AS. st[ae]pe. See {Step}, v. i.] 1. An advance or movement made by one removal of the foot; a pace. [1913 Webster] 2. A rest, or one of a set of rests, for the foot in ascending or descending, as a stair, or a round of a ladder.… …

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  • 90Blunder — Blun der, n. 1. Confusion; disturbance. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. A gross error or mistake, resulting from carelessness, stupidity, or culpable ignorance. [1913 Webster] Syn: {Blunder}, {Error}, {Mistake}, {Bull}. Usage: An error is a departure or …

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  • 91Contradiction — Con tra*dic tion, n. [L. contradictio answer, objection: cf. F. contradiction.] 1. An assertion of the contrary to what has been said or affirmed; denial of the truth of a statement or assertion; contrary declaration; gainsaying. [1913 Webster]… …

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  • 92Discongruity — Dis con*gru i*ty, n. Incongruity; disagreement; unsuitableness. Sir M. Hale. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 93Disconvenience — Dis con*ven ience, n. Unsuitableness; incongruity. [Obs.] Bacon. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 94Disharmony — Dis*har mo*ny, n. Want of harmony; discord; incongruity. [R.] [1913 Webster] A disharmony in the different impulses that constitute it [our nature]. Coleridge. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 95Dissonance — Dis so*nance, n. [L. dissonantia: cf. F. dissonance.] 1. A mingling of discordant sounds; an inharmonious combination of sounds; discord. [1913 Webster] Filled the air with barbarous dissonance. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Want of agreement;… …

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  • 96Half step — Step Step, n. [AS. st[ae]pe. See {Step}, v. i.] 1. An advance or movement made by one removal of the foot; a pace. [1913 Webster] 2. A rest, or one of a set of rests, for the foot in ascending or descending, as a stair, or a round of a ladder.… …

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  • 97Imparity — Im*par i*ty, n. [Pref. im + parity: cf. F. imparit[ e].] 1. Inequality; disparity; disproportion; difference of degree, rank, excellence, number, etc. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Lack of comparison, correspondence, or suitableness; incongruity.… …

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  • 98Incoherence — In co*her ence, Incoherency In co*her en*cy, n. [Cf. F. incoh[ e]rence.] [1913 Webster] 1. The quality or state of being incoherent; lack of coherence; lack of cohesion or adherence. Boyle. [1913 Webster] 2. Lack of connection; incongruity;… …

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  • 99Incoherency — Incoherence In co*her ence, Incoherency In co*her en*cy, n. [Cf. F. incoh[ e]rence.] [1913 Webster] 1. The quality or state of being incoherent; lack of coherence; lack of cohesion or adherence. Boyle. [1913 Webster] 2. Lack of connection;… …

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  • 100Incongruence — In*con gru*ence, n. [L. incongruentia.] Lack of congruence; incongruity. Boyle. [1913 Webster] …

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