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croak in Colours & sounds topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcroakcroak1 /krəʊk $ kroʊk/ verb  1 [intransitive]C to make a deep low sound like the sound a frog makes2 [intransitive, transitive]SAY to speak in a low rough voice, as if you have a sore throat ‘Help!’ she croaked, her throat dry with fear.3 [intransitive] informalDIE to die→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
croak"I don't feel very well, " he croaked.The man croaked a few hardly comprehensible syllables.He was not croaking, and he was not going to croak.Mitchell croaked, breaking out from his severe daze.He would croak if he opened his mouth, so he kept it shut.They scrambled to retrieve them, croaking out blessings and thanks.I do not know why Miller should have croaked out such a name.She felt entirely responsible for the accident although Berg croaked that it was all his own fault.I croaked, wanting to say something, anything, to delay heavenly retribution.