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croaks

verb , present tense third-person singular of croak

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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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