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Synonyms for rasping

Noun

1. rasp, rasping, utterance, vocalization
usage: uttering in an irritated tone

Verb

1. rasp, abrade, corrade, abrase, rub down, rub off
usage: scrape with a rasp
2. rasp, talk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbalise
usage: utter in a grating voice

Adjective

1. grating, gravelly, rasping, raspy, rough, scratchy, cacophonous (vs. euphonious), cacophonic
usage: unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound; "a gravelly voice"
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