A-Z Challenge: D is for…


diaphanousdiaphanous
[dahy-afuh-nuh s]
adjective
1. very sheer and light; almost completely transparent or translucent.
2. delicately hazy.

Dissonance-pt.1--web-exampldissonance
[disuh-nuh ns]
noun
1. inharmonious or harsh sound; discord; cacophony.
2. Music.

  • a simultaneous combination of tones conventionally accepted as being in a state of unrest and needing completion.
  • an unresolved, discordant chord or interval.
3. disagreement or incongruity.

 

 

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3 thoughts on “A-Z Challenge: D is for…

  1. Cacophony was one of the spelling words I used in the context clues section of my 7th grade spelling test a couple weeks ago. Dissonance was used in one of the definitions to choose from, the correct definition.

    I love word posts as I am a proud card-carrying member of the Association of Word Nerds of America!
    Dropping in from #AtoZChallenge. You can find me at http://www.carrieanntripp.com.

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