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hoarse

[hȯrs]
(medicine)
Having a harsh, discordant voice, caused by an abnormal condition of the larynx or throat.
References in classic literature ?
Don't desert me, bully," he whispered hoarsely to it.
I could not lie down," he called up hoarsely, "until I heard your news.
She made me promise I wouldn't tell a soul," said John hoarsely.
the Inspector whispered hoarsely to the youth on his other side.
You needn't play at being headquarters, Ambrose," he said hoarsely.
It is the same thing," Barrington declared hoarsely.
The mastiff shook his head, growled hoarsely, and plunged at White Fang.
He has taken others as well beloved," said Marilla hoarsely.
A nobleman breathing heavily and hoarsely at his side, and another whose thick boots were creaking, prevented him from hearing distinctly.
So surely as the smoke cleared away, so surely there was he; calling hoarsely to his companions, brandishing his axe above his head, and dashing on as though he bore a charmed life, and was proof against ball and powder.
Loud blows were thundering on the shutters, crowbars were already thrust beneath the door, the glass fell from the sashes, a deep light shone through every crevice, and they heard the voices of the foremost in the crowd so close to every chink and keyhole, that they seemed to be hoarsely whispering their threats into their very ears.
He chinked it once, and he blew upon it once, and he spat upon it once,--'for luck,' he hoarsely said --before he put it in his pocket.