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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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In a voice now huskier than normal, he said simply, "You did the right thing.
It's fair to say we're not natural performers," says Oliver Sim, who provides the band's bottom end and the huskier half of their aching boy-girl vocals.
That initially shy girl, who began singing with her family's ensemble (Conjunto Cespedes) in the 1980s, is now a diva whose voice has seasoned over the years into a deeper and huskier timbre, incredibly sensitized by life's wisdom and experiences.
Moreover, the male voices in the L'Oreal ads were, on average, considerably deeper, huskier, breathier and more sensual than the male voices employed for products targeted at men.
Was it my imagination or was his voice huskier than when he'd started massaging me 40 minutes ago?
Tay is the rebellious one, and has a huskier voice.
But she kept talking, tears rolling down her cheeks, her voice getting huskier, determined to say what she had to say.
They're huskier than the naked mole rats, and their brown or black fur sets off a white blaze on their heads.
Her unique contralto, a sort of huskier Natalie Merchant, addresses each song, each situation, each issue with what the song requires, nothing more, nothing less, merging a gift for imagery ("Your fingers are fuses/Your eyes are cinnamon"--"Stolen Car") with an ear for musical nuance.
And then the director wanted me to have a much lower, kind of huskier voice.
Men might find the huskier voiced women as attractive short-term partners, but not someone they want to go on and have children with.
At 63, the Baez voice, though huskier, retains the unaffected purity that has always been the mark of her 418 songs in 48 U.
However, in the process of transmitting his songs, especially through cassette, Appavoo has had to continually negotiate the replacement of this high, thin female vocal style (preferred as a means to sell recordings by most studio producers) with a deeper, huskier village style that he believes most appropriately encodes his liberative and feminist messages.
When my mom's friend, a gay man considerably huskier than his young lover, returned to the court with a baseball bat and, bellowing at us, broke up the game, sent us scurrying, his eyes met mine and I was disgraced, wrenched between concurrent selves.