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rating, television, letterbox, art-house, on-air, live, radio, black-and-white, indie, color, documentary, noir, programming, 3-D, feature-length, animated, televisual, on-screen, continuity, split-screen.
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Correct spelling:
grating
Definition:
A framework of bars.
Harsh; annoying.
Synonyms:
shrill (adjective)
strident, scratching, cutting, high-pitched, shrill, screaming, harsh, penetrating, reedy, caterwauling, rasping, treble, piercing, shrieking, scraping, jarring, raucous, squealing, ear-piercing, creaky, squeaky, jangling, hoarse, whining, acute, whistling, screeching.
aggravating (adjective)
tormenting, antagonizing, annoying, infuriating, disturbing, troublesome, inflaming, irritating, pestering, vexing, teasing, bedeviling, rankling, harassing, bothersome, perturbing, aggravating, exasperating, exacerbating, upsetting, irksome, enraging.
aggravating (verb)
irritating, irking, bedeviling, fretting, vexing, exasperating, annoying, needling, antagonizing, discomposing, badgering, perturbing, harassing, baiting, enraging, inflaming, troubling, aggravating, arousing, rankling, peeving, tormenting, teasing, envenoming, infuriating, nagging, upsetting, pestering, exacerbating, harrying, chafing, hassling, disturbing, bothering.
displeasing (verb)
riling, irritating, disgusting, jarring, annoying, repelling, bothering, angering, scandalizing, aggrieving, shocking, displeasing, provoking, offending, disturbing, disappointing.
chafing (verb)
scraping, rubbing, irritating, aggravating, rasping, resisting, disturbing, fretting, chafing, grinding, abrading, scrubbing, harassing, wearing.
Other synonyms:
appealing, disembodied, throaty, irritable, cranky, testy, doorjamb, croaking, scratchy, arch, pettish, cacophonous, unaesthetic, flat, sounds, tetchy, doorknob, breathy, grate, dry, nettlesome, fruity, shingly, petulant, gravelly, doorbell, rusty, dead, diffraction grating, jolting, squawky, croaky, peevish, uneven, grotesque, doorstep, jumpy, approximate, adenoidal, gruff, raspy, techy, doorstop, boisterous, pebbly, fierce, doorknocker, husky, crude, spotty, unsmooth, fractious, pugnacious, rocky, bumpy, coarse, abrasive, doorpost, gravel, peckish, cacophonic, door, jolty, doorplate, rough, approximative, rasping, uncut, brittle.
Examples of usage:
  1. He found now that the sound proceeded from below the grating covering the basement window. - "Desperate Remedies", Thomas Hardy.
  2. I could not close my teeth without grating harshly on sand. - "The Last of the Plainsmen", Zane Grey.
  3. But although deficient in game, the veldt was fair and pleasant to the eye, with its roll of sunlit plain and round- topped hills, and if the crowing of or the grating cackle of the wild guinea- fowl were wanting, the cooing of doves, and the triple call of the from the bush- grown made soft music on the slumbrous calm. koorhaans hoepoe kloofs - "Harley Greenoak's Charge", Bertram Mitford.

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