dissonate

Definitions of dissonate
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v be dissonant or harsh

“The violins in this piece dissonated disturbingly”
Type of:
sound
give off a certain sound or sounds

v cause to sound harsh and unpleasant

Synonyms:
disharmonize
Type of:
alter, change, modify
cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

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