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Sample sentences for the GRE study word discordant

discordant can be used as a adj

1.A harsh discordant natal scream out-sounding, to touch the mother'. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
2."Nor jompre eke no discordant thing y-fere. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
3.The discordant tones of the voices and instruments drew nearer, and now droning songs mingled with the sound of the tambourines and cymbals. - from Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
4.The vestibule was filled with the discordant sounds of a struggle and of a tipsy, hoarse voice. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
5.Nature ever Finding discordant fortune, like all seed Out of its proper climate, thrives but ill. - from The Divine Comedy, Complete by Dante Alighieri
6.As she rocked her little ones, the mother hummed in a discordant voice a romance then celebrated-. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
7.Sikes struck, by way of Chiswell Street, into Barbican thence into Long Lane, and so into Smithfield from which latter place arose a tumult of discordant sounds that filled Oliver Twist with amazement. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
8.All sudden and unaccountable sounds which startle travellers in lonely spots, were attributed to Pan, who possessed a frightful and most discordant voice hence the term _pan_ic terror, to indicate sudden fear. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
9.There was a discordant hum of human voices There was a loud blast as of many trumpets There was a harsh grating as of a thousand thunders The fiery walls rushed back An outstretched arm caught my own as I fell, fainting, into the abyss. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe

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