The core message seems to be that saving lives is still noble, and the people who do it best have hearts of gold, even if that heart is buried under a gruff exterior.
Make up your own silly opposites, such as a high, squeaky voice and a low, gruff voice.
His personality is more surprising: the gruff , taciturn public image back home turns out to be a myth.
A gruff voice snarled from a dark corner behind them.
He speaks with a gruff voice, is balding and was last seen wearing a grey anorak and trousers.
He had a deep, gruff voice, and he said some things that bothered her.
his voice was gruff but there was still a hint of anxiousness in his tone.
Erik's smile faded away quickly when three gruff looking men approached him.
His manner was gruff , and I could see his eyes were wet.
After five rings, I was about to hang up, when I heard a gruff voice answer.