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synonyms for raspy

  • gravelly
  • gruff
  • hoarse
  • scratchy
  • throaty
  • cracked
  • croaky
  • dry
  • grating
  • harsh
  • husky
  • thick
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antonyms for raspy

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  • soft
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How to use raspy in a sentence

The week of April 7, she started hearing raspy coughs from inside patient rooms.
900,000 INFECTED. NEARLY 15,000 DEAD. HOW THE CORONAVIRUS TORE THROUGH D.C., MARYLAND AND VIRGINIA.REBECCA TAN, ANTONIO OLIVO, JOHN D. HARDENFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Sometimes a blue miasmic haze settled down, and the dry raspy hides of the elephants grew damp and they fretted at their chains.
THE ADVENTURES OF KATHLYNHAROLD MACGRATH
She held out her hands; the dry raspy trunk curled out toward them.
THE ADVENTURES OF KATHLYNHAROLD MACGRATH
His voice got a little raspy; it is certain that his eyes were a little dim.
SUE, A LITTLE HEROINEL. T. MEADE
It is, in truth, somewhat saturnine; rather raspy, occasionally vitriolic.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 108, FEBRUARY 23, 1895VARIOUS
Duarte, his soft raspy words choked and unintelligible, embraced Hall.
THE FIVE ARROWSALLAN CHASE
This scratching made a raspy, filing sound that after a while got on Congressman Durham's nerves.
BACK HOMEIRVIN S. COBB
He whirled about with a quick gesture of his hands, a harsh, raspy laugh that was very near a sob, and left her.
BIG TIMBERBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Such name of Gills was entirely owing to my cheeks, or gills, which at that time of my life were of a raspy description.
THE PERILS OF CERTAIN ENGLISH PRISONERSCHARLES DICKENS
The call is a prolonged, raspy, staccato croak, sometimes with a rising inflection at the end.
SOME REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS FROM KOREAROBERT G WEBB
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WORDS RELATED TO RASPY

  • croaking
  • gruff
  • guttural
  • husky
  • raspy
  • scratchy
  • throaty
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