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  • adv. In a husky manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a husky manner; dryly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a husky manner; dryly; hoarsely.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a hoarse or husky voice


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  • "Boy, get out of the room while ye have the chance, " she called huskily, staring wide-eyed at the snake while continuing to back toward her own bedroom.

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  • Clutching the key firmly in his hand as though it were a weapon of defense, he called huskily:

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  • "Lee!" he called huskily with what was left of his voice.

    A Man Four-Square

  • "Miss --" he called huskily; and stopped, reminded that not yet did he even know her name.

    The Brass Bowl

  • He'd said the last word huskily, on purpose, to get her to look up.

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  • Suddenly he raised himself upon the charpoy and called huskily for the khansamah.

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  • In almost every book, someone says something to someone else "huskily".

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  • Rose! "he started calling huskily, his hands feeling with frantic awkwardness for her pulse and her heart, as Oliver Crowe ran into the room through the curtains.

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  • "I — I can't afford to pay more than six per cent," he said huskily.

    Chapter 44

  • "Eggs," Rasmunsen answered huskily, hardly able to pitch his voice above a whisper.



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