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hoarse

[hȯrs]
(medicine)
Having a harsh, discordant voice, caused by an abnormal condition of the larynx or throat.
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Most of the participants in this survey reported that they "speak loudly or shouting" and that they "frequently hoarsen".
There's a right pile-up ..." The mind may no longer conjure up the names of the horses involved, but the sheer surprise and nearalarm in Graham Goode's hoarsened, gabbled "it's a three-way photo in the Whitbread" still sends up the hair on the back of the neck.