guttural


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guttural

Anatomy of or relating to the throat
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It was flying straight towards him; the guttural cry, like the even tearing of some strong stuff, sounded close to his ear; the long beak and neck of the bird could be seen, and at the very instant when Levin was taking aim, behind the bush where Oblonsky stood, there was a flash of red lightning: the bird dropped like an arrow, and darted upwards again.
Uncas is here," said another voice, in the same soft, guttural tones, near his elbow; "who speaks to Uncas?
The small village was alive with no inviting sounds; hoarse, guttural voices contending at the hand-mills where their morsel of hard corn was yet to be ground into meal, to fit it for the cake that was to constitute their only supper.
Pelet, for instance, and the guttural enunciation of the Flamands.
Except for the clanking of accouterments and the occasional squeal of an angry thoat or the low guttural of a zitidar, the passage of the cavalcade was almost noiseless, for neither thoat nor zitidar is a hoofed animal, and the broad tires of the chariots are of an elastic composition, which gives forth no sound.
Some, even, were approaching the young woman with bared fangs and menacing guttural warnings.
He swung his long arms backward and forwards, cracking his fingers, and talked unintelligibly to himself, hoarse, guttural murmurings without sense or import.
Barunda and Ninaka were whispering together in low gutturals, and to the girl's distorted and fear excited imagination it seemed possible that she alone must be the subject of their plotting.
Quoting the abusers, she said: "She needs a kick in the c***, guttural c***, ugly c***, wee animal c***.
She said: "I could soften some of this by talking about the C-word but the reality is there is no softening when you're targeted with these words and you're left reading them on my screen every day, day in, day out - she needs a kick in the c***, guttural c***, ugly c***, wee animal c*** - there is no softening just how sexualised and misogynistic the abuse is.
And these were no polite disagreements a la Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert in It Happened One Night; these were full-throated screaming matches in Yiddish, the guttural Yiddish of the street.
Two equines were presented and treated for guttural pouch empyema tympany.