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 for discord
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Discord \Dis"cord`\, n. [OE. discord, descord, OF. discorde,
     descorde, F. discorde, from L. discordia, fr. discors,
     -cordis, discordant, disagreeable; dis- + cor, cordis, heart;
     cf. F. discord, n., and OF. descorder, discorder, F.
     discorder, to discord, L. discordare, from discors. See
     Heart, and cf. Discord, v. i.]
     1. Want of concord or agreement; absence of unity or harmony
        in sentiment or action; variance leading to contention and
        strife; disagreement; -- applied to persons or to things,
        and to thoughts, feelings, or purposes.
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              A false witness that speaketh lies, and he that
              soweth discord among brethren.        --Prov. vi.
                                                    19.
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              Peace to arise out of universal discord fomented in
              all parts of the empire.              --Burke.
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     2. (Mus.) Union of musical sounds which strikes the ear
        harshly or disagreeably, owing to the incommensurability
        of the vibrations which they produce; want of musical
        concord or harmony; a chord demanding resolution into a
        concord.
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              For a discord itself is but a harshness of divers
              sounds m???ing.                       --Bacon.
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     Apple of discord. See under Apple.
  
     Syn: Variance; difference; opposition; contrariety; clashing;
          dissension; contention; strife; disagreement;
          dissonance.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Discord \Dis*cord"\, v. i. [OE. discorden, descorden, from the
     French. See Discord, n.]
     To disagree; to be discordant; to jar; to clash; not to suit.
     [Obs.]
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           The one discording with the other.       --Bacon.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  discord
      n 1: lack of agreement or harmony [syn: discord, strife]
      2: disagreement among those expected to cooperate [syn:
         discord, dissension]
      3: a harsh mixture of sounds [syn: discordance, discord]
      4: strife resulting from a lack of agreement [syn: discord,
         discordance]
      v 1: be different from one another [syn: disagree,
           disaccord, discord] [ant: agree, check,
           correspond, fit, gibe, jibe, match, tally]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  136 Moby Thesaurus words for "discord":
     Bedlam let loose, Discordia, Eris, animosity, antagonism,
     antipathy, argumentation, bedlam, blast, bobbery, brawl, brouhaha,
     cacophony, charivari, chirm, clamor, clangor, clap, clash,
     clashing, clatter, coarseness, collision, commotion, conflict,
     contention, contradiction, controversy, cracked voice, difference,
     din, disaccord, disaccordance, disaffinity, disagree, disagreement,
     discordance, discordancy, discrepancy, disharmony, disparity,
     dissension, dissent, dissidence, dissonance, disunion, disunity,
     divergence, diversity, divide, division, donnybrook, drunken brawl,
     dryness, dustup, enmity, faction, flap, fracas, free-for-all,
     friction, gruffness, gutturalism, gutturality, gutturalness,
     harshness, hell broke loose, hoarseness, hostility, howl, hubbub,
     hue and cry, hullabaloo, huskiness, inaccordance, incompatibility,
     incompatibleness, incongruity, inconsistency, inconsonance,
     inequality, inharmoniousness, inharmony, jangle, jar, jarring,
     loud noise, mischief, mismatch, negation, noise,
     noise and shouting, noncooperation, open conflict, opposition,
     oppugnancy, outcry, pandemonium, polarization, racket, rancor,
     raspiness, rattle, raucity, repugnance, rhubarb, roar, roughness,
     row, rub, ruckus, ruction, rudeness, rumble, rumpus, scrapiness,
     scratchiness, shindy, shivaree, stertorousness, strained relations,
     strife, tension, thickness, throatiness, thunder, thunderclap,
     tintamarre, tumult, ugliness, uncongeniality, unharmoniousness,
     unpleasantness, uproar, variance, vary
  
  

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