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discrepancy
(n)
dis-CREP-ǝn-see
Meaning

lack of correspondence between two or more things

1st Sample Sentence

The police found a serious discrepancy between the statements of the two witnesses.

Root

dis (apart)#crepare (to crack, creak) (Latin)

Synonyms

discrepancy, disparity

Antonyms

parity

Mnemonics

sounds like dis consistency break into dis+creep+fancy= this is creep and this is fancy what an inconsistency with this item. i. e fancy and creep are different

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