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1‘the quartet owes its air of tranquillity largely to the subtle harmony’
euphony, polyphony, consonance
tunefulness, melodiousness, mellifluousness, mellifluence
2‘the simplicity of the individual parts focused attention on the harmony of the whole structure’
balance, symmetry, congruity, consonance, coordination, blending, correspondence, compatibility
3‘the villagers live together in harmony’
concord, accord, agreement, peace, peacefulness, amity, amicability, friendship, fellowship, comradeship, solidarity, cooperation, understanding, consensus, unity, sympathy, rapport, goodwill, like-mindedness
unison, union, concert, oneness, synthesis, concurrence
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