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concordance (kuhn-KOR-dns) noun

1. Agreement; concord.

2. An alphabetical index of all the words in a text or corpus of texts, showing every contextual occurrence of a word.

3. The presence of a given trait in both members of a pair of twins.

"They began with a concordance to the scrolls -- an index that lists each word -- prepared under the auspices of the official team in the 1950s but not made available until 1988." Richard N. Ostling, The Computer Keys' Scrolls Closely held ancient documents are revealed through modern software, Time, 16 Sep 1991.

This week's theme: words about words.

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