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synonyms for rasp

  • abrade
  • bray
  • excoriate
  • file
  • grate
  • irk
  • irritate
  • jar
  • pound
  • raze
  • rub
  • sand
  • scour
  • scrape
  • scratch
  • vex
  • wear
See also synonyms for: rasped / rasping
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antonyms for rasp

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  • aid
  • assist
  • delight
  • help
  • please
  • soothe
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How to use rasp in a sentence

"I saw you as I was coming away from Kendrick's last night," he began, with a bickering rasp in his voice.
THE WRECKERSFRANCIS LYNDE
His throat was like sandpaper and the words came out in a rasp.
THE DARK DOORALAN EDWARD NOURSE
Sixth, rasp off the outside edge of one end of the pipe as shown.
ELEMENTS OF PLUMBINGSAMUEL DIBBLE
If the branch is tapered with the rasp as shown the joint can be made very tight.
ELEMENTS OF PLUMBINGSAMUEL DIBBLE
Second, square the ends with the rasp, as previously explained.
ELEMENTS OF PLUMBINGSAMUEL DIBBLE
With the rasp, take off the outside edge of the end that has been spread.
ELEMENTS OF PLUMBINGSAMUEL DIBBLE
Second, with the flat side of the rasp, square the ends of the 12-inch piece of pipe.
ELEMENTS OF PLUMBINGSAMUEL DIBBLE
There was an ugly rasp in his voice, and for a moment it seemed as if he were about to lose control of himself.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
So saying, they slammed the door, and Phil heard the rasp of the heavy lock being turned in the door.
THE RANGER BOYS AND THE BORDER SMUGGLERSCLAUDE A. LABELLE
Moving the rasp up and down, he drills a neat round hole in the shell of the animal he is attacking.
ON THE SEASHORER. CADWALLADER SMITH
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WORDS RELATED TO RASP

  • abrade
  • anger
  • annoy
  • bother
  • exasperate
  • exercise
  • fret
  • fume
  • gall
  • grate
  • harass
  • incense
  • inflame
  • irk
  • irritate
  • itch
  • offend
  • provoke
  • rage
  • rasp
  • rub
  • ruffle
  • scrape
  • scratch
  • vex
  • worry
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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