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croak

verb

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely
  • the cranky patient was always croaking to the nurses about something

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2 slang to stop living
  • I wouldn't go around saying your great-grandmother "croaked"

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3 slang to deprive of life
  • "I croaked the old bugger," he bragged

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4 slang to put to death deliberately
  • hooligans had croaked the street corner wino just for the hell of it

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croak

noun

Synonyms of croak (Entry 2 of 2)

as in howl, screech

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The first known use of croak was in the 15th century

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“Croak.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/croak. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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