Immersed, submerged (in).
The definition of gruff is something harsh sounding, or someone who is abrupt and short-tempered.
Of, full of, or covered with rock fragments or pebbles:
Raspy is defined as something rough or irritated.
Marked by or consisting of scratches:
Find another word for throaty. In this page you can discover 16 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for throaty, like: husky, hoarse, deep, gruff, guttural, gravelly, raspy, roupy, scratchy, breathy and falsetto.