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verb as in grind, rub

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He motioned me closer, rasped into my ear, "Did you bring a joint?"

“I just cannot conceive of the thought of this guy being the president,” Dornan rasped at me.

“ Never forget,” rasped the 37th president to his national security adviser, Henry Kissinger.

Garnache's sword rasped out, an oath rattled from his clenched teeth, and he fell on guard.

"I have a notion that you may, monsieur," rasped Garnache's voice, and with it rasped Garnache's chair upon the boards.

She did not feel in a gentle mood towards Sue; her voice and words had rasped her nerves for the last hour.

Landy rasped his feet to evenness and cautioned that he would have to be shod if used on hard-surfaced roads.

"It is not as bad as you think," the words came again out of the fog, spoken with a gentleness which rasped Raf's nerves.


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rasped, such as: pound, irk, scrape, rub, scratch, and bray.

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