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  • n. Plural form of guttural.

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Examples

  • The handsome breed bent over the man and talked in gutturals which only his mother's heredity made possible.

    CHAPTER 29

  • Royal-Allemand, Salais-Samade, Swiss Chateau-Vieux come up, -- which can fight, but can hardly speak except in German gutturals; let soldiers march, and highways thunder with artillery-waggons: Majesty has a new Royal Session to hold, -- and miracles to work there!

    The French Revolution

  • With a snarl you kick them, sputtering curses in short gutturals.

    Profiles from China

  • Baluch tribesmen screech into these road stops driving old autos and motorcycles, wearing Arab head scarves, speaking in harsh gutturals, and playing music whose rumbling rhythms, so unlike the introspective twanging ragas of the subcontinent, reverberate with the spirit of Arabia.

    Pakistan’s Fatal Shore

  • An hour slipped by and then he awoke, and, without lifting his head, set the night vibrating with the hoarse gutturals of the raven call.

    THE MARRIAGE TO LIT-LIT

  • A child whimpered, and a woman soothed it with soft, crooning gutturals.

    THE LAW OF LIFE

  • 'Scruff' Mackenzie's two years had taught him the not many hundred words of their vocabulary, and he had likewise conquered their deep gutturals, their Japanese idioms, constructions, and honorific and agglutinative particles.

    The Son of the Wolf

  • She spoke fair English, with many peculiarities of her husband's speech, but there was still perceptible the Indian accent, the traditional groping after strange gutturals.

    The Wife of a King

  • And when the words came forth they were strange of sound and a spluttering of the lips accompanied the gutturals.

    NAM-BOK THE UNVERACIOUS

  • ` Scruff 'Mackenzie's two years had taught him the not many hundred words of their vocabulary, and he had likewise conquered their deep gutturals, their Japanese idioms, constructions, and honorific and agglutinative particles.

    The Sun of the Wolf

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