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  • n  a harsh hoarse utterance (as of a frog)
  • v  pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
  • v  utter a hoarse sound, like a raven
  • v  make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath

  • So they croak and whisper in broken sentences mainly about the families they do not expect to see again.
  • Their Puritan gods have retreated to unawesome, half-deserted churches, where beaten clergymen, sizing up the businessman congregations, croak about an improbable Christ who .
  • They oink, turn from green to pink and croak.

  • Don Imus in Forbes
    These bastards have been waiting for him to croak so they can unloadthe books, Imus said on the air, according to the lawsuit.
  • Joe Simpson in MSNBC
    Just like any artist in America, she has a backing track that she pushes so you don't have to hear her croak through a song on national television,Joe Simpson told Ryan Seacrest on Los Angeles radio station KIIS-FM. "No one wants to hear...
  • Kate Ford in Digital Spy
    Discussing her comeback scenes, Ford told Hello: "I was really nervous at first. I had this noise in my throat like a croak because my mouth was really dry. The sound guy was like, 'I can hear that'. It was really loud."

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