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He pointed out the discrepancies which he had found in the accounts.

Obvious mistakes have been corrected, but other discrepancies have not been changed.

Dialect spellings, contractions and discrepancies have been retained.

But the account of his execution are full of contradictions and discrepancies.

But, after all, these discrepancies are really of no moment, and may be allowed to pass.

Discrepancies in four essential particulars of these four accounts.

How to reconcile these discrepancies seemed an insoluble problem.

Dialect spellings, contractions, and discrepancies have been retained.

As discrepancies are numerous and constant, correspondence is necessarily great.

We should expect there would be the discrepancies which have been noticed in the estimates of her age.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c. (discrepance), from Latin discrepantia "discordance, discrepancy," from discrepantem (nominative discrepans), present participle of discrepare "sound differently, differ," from dis- "apart, off" (see dis-) + crepare "to rattle, crack." Related: Discrepancies.