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  ( 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, horsey, horse, harshly

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