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Since then, edges, bars, or gratings have become the stimuli of choice.
But now he began to make such a strange crowing noise, just like a chair drawn heavily and gratingly along a kitchen-floor!
THE GREY WOMAN AND OTHER TALESMRS. (ELIZABETH) GASKELL
"Kill 'em both with one stone, then," wheezed the turnkey, gratingly throwing open the door of the cell.
It was as though she had physically felt the steel of his blade slide gratingly once more down from her parry.
THE BRIMMING CUPDOROTHY CANFIELD FISHER
Lift the latch quietly, though, for there is grief in the room, and noise comes harshly and gratingly upon a sorrowing ear.
THE ELM TREE TALESF. IRENE BURGE SMITH
After all, it was so much simpler than if he had won, for then––then––He laughed gratingly at the thought.
The door swung gratingly back--the gleam of spears shot along the wall.
"Let me know when your son is coming and I'll try to make it possible to meet him here," he said rather gratingly.
And he raised his arm high, bringing the point of his spear gratingly along the carved surface.
STAR BORNANDRE NORTON
The door swung gratingly back—the gleam of spears shot along the walls.
THE LAST DAYS OF POMPEIIEDWARD GEORGE BULWER-LYTTON

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