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adjective as in deep, scratchy in sound

adjective as in big, burly

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In 2018, an eight-year-old Siberian husky named Loki became the first dog to ascend all 58 peaks.

The otters’ leak capacity varied from roughly two to seven times greater than that recorded for other mammals including Alaskan huskies, humans, horses, elephant seals, and rats.

Depending on the song, or the moment, Springsteen’s voice has the texture of rust on a tailpipe, or moss on the cool underside of a rock, or the husky warmth and mystery of how your dad or grandfather’s whiskers felt when you were little.

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Husky crows awake in the pine trees, and doves under the temple eaves.

Steel your heart against the seductive charms of these Husky belles!

We bade a hasty farewell to the Husky belles, and handed them into their barge.

I wonder what our Husky friends thought of this little bombardment!

Why, you don't doubt your ability to win the affections of a Husky belle, do you?


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On this page you'll find 95 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to husky, such as: gruff, hoarse, throaty, croaking, growling, and guttural.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.