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husky

(ˈhəski)
n. a strong man; a thug. A couple of huskies helped me get my car unstuck.
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He is huskier than in the old photos of him breaking in with the Indians.
It shows some wear these days, a shade huskier, a few notes short, even an occasional crack or two.
Initially, upon the release of her 2004 debut LP Milk Eyed Mender, a mix of Kate Bush and a little girl gone mad ingesting helium balloons at her sixth birthday party - her vocals have since deepened, become huskier and richer.
There were covers of numbers like Maybe This Time from Cabaret, the Gershwins' They All Laughed and the world weary Sinatra classic One More for the Road, Tony's huskier tones imbuing them with his own heartfelt emotion.
Her voice is huskier now, but like the great artist she is, she knows where to breathe, how to hold back, when to let go.
Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has vowed to address growing concerns surrounding the sport's lack of an appealing noise, with the piercing scream of the old V8 engine replaced by a huskier tone, complete with whistles and whirrs from the 1.
The piercing scream of the old V8 engine has gone and in its place we now have a huskier tone, complete with whistles and whirrs from the 1.
Mercedes's e1/4416,500 ($569,600) SLS AMG Coupe Electric Drive has huskier tones to reflect its power.
But even the distinctive voice has changed, huskier than the higher pitch of the early years that added to his ambiguity and the confusion over the gender of the pretty Culture Club singer with long dreads, make up and flowing clothes.
The singer complained her voice was sounding even huskier than usual after giving so many interviews.