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verb     rasp pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
present tense
present participlerasping
past tenserasped
past participlerasped
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  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive]Sound effect to make an unpleasant sound as if two rough surfaces were rubbing together, especially when speaking or breathing
  2. 2
    [transitive] to rub a hard surface with something rough


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