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1‘the messages from Washington and London were discordant’
in disagreement, at variance, at odds, disagreeing, differing, divergent, discrepant, contradictory, contrary, in conflict, conflicting, opposite, opposed, opposing, clashing
incompatible, inconsistent, irreconcilable, inconsonant, incongruous
in agreement, harmonious, compatible
inharmonious, unharmonious, unmelodic, unmusical, tuneless, off-key, dissonant, harsh, jarring, grating, jangling, jangly, strident, shrill, screeching, screechy, cacophonous
rare absonant, horrisonant
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