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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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Cries were heard in the startling vicinity of the chasm between the two caves, which mingled with hoarser yells that arose out of the abyss of the deep ravine.
There were lip-exclamations of approval on the part of the women, and hoarser notes of confirmation came from the men.
Again there is a sound as of a human voice, but hoarser; it comes from the cabin where the remains of Frankenstein still lie.
Red, white and green tricolours flapped, children in blue football shirts were bounced on shoulders, the singing got hoarser.
Sean Dyche apologised for his trademark gravel voice sounding hoarser than normal when he spoke after the game, citing a seasonal cold and the shouting he had done during the preceding 90 minutes.
The young man bemused by the absurdities of civilisation comes on now like a comic who is now harsher and hoarser and invigorated with age.
"We take our fight for social and economic justice, racial justice and economic justice to Philadelphia," he declared in a voice even hoarser than usual, to deafening cheers.