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harsh-sounding Line breaks: harsh-sounding

Definition of harsh-sounding in English:


Unpleasantly rough or jarring to the ear: a harsh-sounding collection of metal and hip-hop tracks
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  • He suggested the word should be reclaimed purely as an insult, because it contains so many hard, harsh sounding consonants.
  • "Kills" is a Dutch word for stream or estuary, but the specific words "Fresh Kills" were maybe a little harsh sounding.
  • The Canadians have been very friendly and their accents tend to be quite harsh sounding.

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