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hoarse

(hōrs),
Having a noisy voice.
[A.S. hās]

hoarse

(hôrs)
adj.
1. Rough or grating in sound, as of a voice.
2. Having or characterized by a husky, grating voice.

hoarse

(hōrs)
Having a rough, harsh voice.
[A.S. hās]
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YESTERDAY'S SOLUTION: ashore; hair; hare; harsh; harsher; hash; hear; heir; hero; hire; hirer; hoar; hoarse; hoarser; hoer; hora; horse; HORSEHAIR; horsier; hose; hosier; rash; rasher; rehash; rhea; shah; share; sharer; shea; shear; shire; shirr; shoe; shore; sirrah.
As I got hoarser, I found myself apologising to the 'quieter' mums and the teacher, who, thankfully, said she thought it was brilliant that I was getting stuck in.
One of the biggest problems that arises from voice overuse is scar tissue, which is stiffer than normal tissue, and leaves a person with a hoarser, breathier voice.
Dr Kenneth Hu said Douglas would at the least emerge with his gravelly voice much hoarser.
Many of the live numbers came across as more alternative folk and intense than the recorded versions and the hoarser vocals also added a different slant.
'Though your mother was my mother.' The wheeze grows hoarser. 'You and your mother had the same father.' And hoarser still.
"Better, O better cancel from the scroll Of universe one luckless human soul, Than drop by drop enlarge the flood that rolls Hoarser with anguish as the ages roll.