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  • adj. comparative form of scratchy: more scratchy


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  • The Hulk and his foes looked suitably scary; the excellent inking of Bob McCloud and Mark Farmer smoothed out the rough edges while maintaining the scope and detail, but I wonder how the comic would have looked under Keown's scratchier rendering as seen on some of the covers.

    Top 100 Comic Book Runs #20-16 | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources

  • The scratchier an old film or an old audiotape, the clearer the action in a way.


  • In other news: Our towels are coming out of the wash harder and scratchier than ever before.


  • Now, because some of these poets are not so much with, uh, living, their recordings are a little scratchier than their compatriots.

    Review of the Day: Poetry Speaks To Children

  • Besides, i need to do exercise again, and i don't mind bleaching my hair again, although it's really really unhealthy, and i'll have even scratchier hair.

    yanxious Diary Entry

  • Actually he remembers the blanket better than the games; it was scratchier then, for it was still new, and they could never fold it so it went back into the case.

    In a Strange City

  • She then remembered what she had said about Ezri's voice getting deeper and scratchier.

    Demons Of Air And Darkness

  • The smooth linen of his shirtfront was cool against the heated glow of my greased breasts, and while the wool of his kilt was much scratchier against my naked thighs and belly, the sensation was by no means unpleasant.

    Drums of Autumn

  • That was all very well to draw once or twice; but when it came to drawing it six or seven times, Taffy and Tegumai drew it scratchier and scratchier, till at last the T-sound was only a thin long Tegumai with his arms out to hold Taffy and Teshumai.

    Just So Stories

  • But Wasps are scratchier than in previous years, less convincing in the final quarter of tight games. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph


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