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hoarse

  
  ( hoarser    comparative)   ( hoarsest    superlative  ) If your voice is hoarse or if you are hoarse, your voice sounds rough and unclear, for example because your throat is sore.      adj  
`So what do you think?' she said in a hoarse whisper...     
  hoarsely      adv  
`Thank you,' Maria said hoarsely.     
  hoarseness      n-uncount  
Hoarseness is very common in the winter season.     
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hoarse

  
  
croaky, discordant, grating, gravelly, growling, gruff, guttural, harsh, husky, rasping, raucous, rough, throaty  
  
Antonyms     
   harmonious, mellifluous, mellow, melodious, smooth  

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