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In mid-July, my son woke up with a scratchy throat and we went to the clinic for a PCR test.
6 ANSWERS TO PARENTS’ COVID-19 QUESTIONS AS KIDS RETURN TO SCHOOLSUJATA GUPTAAUGUST 11, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Touching the screen would clue you in to whether a sweater is soft or scratchy, or if a couch’s fabric feels bumpy or smooth.
CAPTURING THE SENSE OF TOUCH COULD UPGRADE PROSTHETICS AND OUR DIGITAL LIVESKATHIANN KOWALSKIAPRIL 22, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Those of us still well ask ourselves if a scratchy throat or a bit of nausea might be the first sign.
A QUIET PATH OUT OF THE CORONAVIRUS SHADOW - ISSUE 98: MINDCLAYTON DALTONMARCH 31, 2021NAUTILUS
If you’re looking for something under $50, it’s always a good idea to do a touch test before fully sleeping on them to avoid scratchy materials keeping you up at night.
BEST SHEETS: CHOOSE THE RIGHT BED LINENS FOR A GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEPCARSEN JOENKDECEMBER 18, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Another employee at Bartlett Regional Hospital who received the vaccine Wednesday “experienced eye puffiness, lightheadedness, and scratchy throat ten minutes after being injected with the vaccine,” according to a statement from the city of Juneau.
FDA INVESTIGATING RARE ALLERGIC REACTIONS TO PFIZER CORONAVIRUS VACCINE, BUT SAYS ROLLOUT WILL CONTINUECAROLYN Y. JOHNSON, JOEL ACHENBACHDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Determining true asymptomatic infections is also difficult because people may not recall if they had sniffles or a scratchy nose one day.
HOW OFTEN DO ASYMPTOMATIC PEOPLE SPREAD THE CORONAVIRUS? IT’S UNCLEARERIN GARCIA DE JESUSJUNE 9, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
It was a recording, scratchy, and full of unthinkable distance.
THE PLANET STRAPPERSRAYMOND ZINKE GALLUN
Instantly there was the sound of hurrying footsteps, tiny scratchy footsteps, and hundreds of mice came running into the hut.
MIGHTY MIKKOPARKER FILLMORE
This stuff is rough and scratchy, and theres no use starting out to damage things.
THE GIRL SCOUTS AT CAMP COMALONGLILLIAN GARIS
To my great discomfort—for it was very scratchy—I seated myself on the crown.
DAISYMIRANDA ELIOT SWAN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SCRATCHY

  • acrid
  • asperous
  • astringent
  • bitter
  • bleak
  • cacophonous
  • caterwauling
  • clashing
  • coarse
  • cracked
  • craggy
  • creaking
  • croaking
  • disagreeing
  • discordant
  • dissonant
  • disturbing
  • dry
  • earsplitting
  • flat
  • glaring
  • grating
  • grim
  • guttural
  • hard
  • hoarse
  • incompatible
  • jagged
  • jarring
  • noisy
  • not smooth
  • off-key
  • out-of-key
  • out-of-tune
  • rasping
  • raspy
  • raucous
  • rigid
  • rough
  • rugged
  • rusty
  • scratchy
  • screeching
  • severe
  • sharp
  • sour
  • strident
  • stridulous
  • tuneless
  • uneven
  • unlevel
  • unmelodious
  • unmusical
  • unrelenting
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