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adjective as in guttural

adjective as in raspy

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Within the first quarter-mile, I was off the bike and pushing it, the loose, gravelly surface being too tricky for me to navigate on the full-suspension Commençal e-bike I borrowed from Chase.

There’s also the Soma Buena Vista, a mixte that’s on the racy end of the spectrum for the rider looking for something more road-bike-oriented, as well as the gravelly Larkspur 2 from Marin.

If you’re heading for a more gravelly, rocky, or dense area, you should be fine with small tires, so long as they provide a little bit of traction.

Then, they would pitch camp along the gravelly banks for three weeks.

“A certain view of history contends that the historical narrative is just one fiction among others,” Raoul Peck’s deep, gravelly voice asserts near the beginning of Exterminate All the Brutes.

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He drained the wine from the tumbler and turned away from the window, and there was no self-pity in his gravelly voice.

It looks a bit older, but once you hear that gravelly-squeaky Tennessee twang, it hits you: this is Lori Petty.

This classic Diesel cover of “The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire)” is as gravelly as it is adorable.

And Hill fully embodies Donnie, a morally bankrupt clown with shiny, capped teeth, suspenders, and a gravelly voice.

Plus Neeson, with his towering height, brawny physique, and gravelly voice, sure as hell looks the part.

They walked through the gravelly business streets and out into the suburbs, where log cabins alternated with tents.

In August and September the females gather about the mouths of gravelly brooks, whither they resort to make their spawning beds.

Light sandy soils or loose gravelly soils will not give such good results.

Ralph accordingly gathered the bedding in a bundle and stole down to the boat, the bow of which was drawn upon the gravelly bank.

Tho' the Soil at Darmstadt is very gravelly, it produces excellent Pulse.


On this page you'll find 113 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gravelly, such as: dusty, grainy, rough, abrasive, branlike, and calculous.

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