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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of hoarsen.


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  • Although he had not howled once, his snarling and growling, combined with his thirst, had hoarsened his throat and dried the mucous membranes of his mouth so that he was incapable, except under the sheerest provocation, of further sound.


  • Geilie's laugh was hoarsened by cold and thirst, but still held that edge of silver.

    Sick Cycle Carousel

  • They continued to run as she spoke, and her voice hoarsened.

    Renegade's Magic

  • As I did, Mary Ire's voice rose from the front of the Scoto in a cigarette-hoarsened shout that was full of amazed disbelief.

    Duma Key

  • As soon as she saw me, her naturally-big voice, more hoarsened by her ravings, broke upon me: O Mr. Belford!

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • Then, suddenly overclouding all his features, he growled in a hoarsened rasping voice as he hewed again vigorously at the loaf: —


  • And I want… His throat tightened, and his voice hoarsened.

    Say When

  • At the end of the rope, she waved the lantern and called until her voice hoarsened.

    Dearly Beloved

  • "I am not a well man, Captain," he said, hoarsened.

    The Boat of a Million Years

  • The faint command came in a thirst-hoarsened voice.

    Conan The Magnificent


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