"rasping" in the noun sense
1. rasp, rasping
uttering in an irritated tone
"rasping" in the verb sense
scrape with a rasp
utter in a grating voice
"rasping" in the adjective sense
1. grating, gravelly, rasping, raspy, rough, scratchy
unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound
"a gravelly voice"
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