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dis kawrd

  • n  lack of agreement or harmony
  • n  disagreement among those expected to cooperate
  • n  a harsh mixture of sounds
  • n  strife resulting from a lack of agreement
  • v  be different from one another

  • He has sown discord in Darfur with a classic divide-and-conquer strategy.
  • In two Episcopal seminaries, the school year ended on a discordant note.
  • But Wilders would not be daunted and on Thursday night, Fitna, which means "strife" or "discord" in Arabic, was finally broadcast on a British-based video-sharing website .
News & Articles

  • A More Secular Europe, Divided by the Cross
    A commemorative euro coin with Christian imagery became the latest source of discord between the profoundly religious and those who prize a more rigid church-state divide.
    June 17, 2013 - New York Times
  • Nigeria arriving at Confed Cup day before opener
    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- RIO DE JANIERO (AP) -- Nigeria is not due to arrive in Belo Horizonte until the day before its opening Confederations Cup match after a trip to Brazil delayed by discord.
    June 15, 2013 - The Daily Jeffersonian
  • Daniel Shoer Roth: Dade’s dirty little secret: what everyone knows and no one says
    The discord among social, racial, ethnic and national groups in Miami-Dade is often palpable, though we like to sweep the dust under the rug opting instead to believe that we are a cohesive and harmonious community where people feel welcomed, accepted and comforted. Yet the often-touted warm reception is often a hypocritical smile with fleshy, silicone lips.
    June 12, 2013 - Miami Herald

  • Barack Obama in CNN International
    We gather because we have chosen hope over fear, unity of purpose over conflict and discord,Obama said.
  • Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in CBS News
    We obviously are very much against any terrorist action and any killing. And also we are very much against any plots to sow the seeds of discord among nations,Ahmadinejad said. "Usually you go to these sites to pay your respects. And also...

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