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The hospital had exhausted its portable tanks, and the new lines were rushing oxygen from exam rooms to the row of rasping patients on the wall.
THE BROKEN FRONT LINEBY AVA KOFMAN, PHOTOGRAPHY BY KENDRICK BRINSON AND DAVID WALTER BANKSAPRIL 7, 2021PROPUBLICA
It was but child's play for so strong a man as Mr. Steele to shake off so futile a grasp, and he did so with a rasping laugh.
THE MAYOR'S WIFEANNA KATHERINE GREEN
You had perceived upon what measure of aggression, upon what rasping unkindnesses, the applause of your fellows was bestowed.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
A low call came from a brooding curlew, a faint sigh from a plover, and the wild rasping cry of a lapwing greeted them overhead.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
The twisted bar of iron stands out from the door and the ring is drawn up and down over a series of nicks, making a rasping noise.
PENELOPE'S EXPERIENCES IN SCOTLANDKATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN
Broken crystal littered the floor in shards and puddles of strange chemicals mingled smells to become a throat-rasping fog.
STAR BORNANDRE NORTON
The tonal stairway which leads up to the chorus of Egypt rose in rasping wailfulness.
AVERAGE JONESSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
The end of the pipe is tapered still more by rasping off the end.
ELEMENTS OF PLUMBINGSAMUEL DIBBLE
His petty face was all puckered up when Nannie encountered him, and his rasping voice was at its most irritating pitch.
THE GENTLE ART OF COOKING WIVESELIZABETH STRONG WORTHINGTON
I rolled about in the dry leaves, playing with them and making crooning, rasping noises in my throat.
BEFORE ADAMJACK LONDON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO RASPING

  • agitated
  • blustering
  • blustery
  • boisterous
  • buffeting
  • cacophonous
  • choppy
  • coarse
  • discordant
  • dry
  • furious
  • grating
  • gruff
  • harsh
  • hoarse
  • husky
  • inclement
  • inharmonious
  • jarring
  • raging
  • rasping
  • raucous
  • rugged
  • squally
  • stridulent
  • tempestuous
  • tumultous/tumultuous
  • turbulent
  • unmusical
  • wild
  • abrasion
  • attrition
  • caress
  • friction
  • grinding
  • kneading
  • pat
  • polish
  • rasping
  • scouring
  • scraping
  • shine
  • smear
  • stroking
  • swab
  • swipe
  • wear
  • wipe
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