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"As the three women stood there, taking leave of each other, the odour of the cheeses seemed to become more pestilential than ever. It was a cacophony of smells, ranging from the heavily oppressive odour of the Dutch cheeses and the Gruyeres to the alkaline pungency of the Olivets." --Le Ventre de Paris (1873) by Émile Zola, translation by Ernest Alfred Vizetelly

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  1. A mix of discordant sounds; dissonance.


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