Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of rasp.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of rasp.

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Examples

  • "I would never strike a woman," he said, his breath coming in short rasps, "but by God I'll not stand by and see myself and my friend insulted by lies.

    Call Of The Heart

  • They lean in, outlines blurring together, muttering to each other in rasps.

    ASTRUM EXURO • by Rhiannon Morgan

  • The word Americanskii rasps out of her mouth like an indictment.

    A Mountain of Crumbs

  • The word Americanskii rasps out of her mouth like an indictment.

    A Mountain of Crumbs

  • Once the figures were carved, they were then moved to Dine's nearby studio warehouse and finished using tools such as rasps, power sanders, and knives, as well as a thick acrylic paint that provides their final, colorful surface.

    Art Knowledge News

  • I hear the executioner breathing deep rasps, see the erection bulging his pants.

    Miracles, Inc.

  • The pressure on his chest doesn't increase but it doesn't lighten up, either, and Martin wheezes and rasps, his struggle for breath made all the worse by his panic.

    The bit with the bear attack (novel excerpt)

  • The best tools are the ones she leaves buried in their bellies: rasps, trocars, intraosseous drill bits.

    Post-Op

  • You know the kind: One of those throaty rasps that say a line like that then follow it up with "starring that guy from those action movies you like."

    Wish List Wednesday #47: Feed

  • You know the kind: One of those throaty rasps that say a line like that then follow it up with "starring that guy from those action movies you like."

    Archive 2010-05-01

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