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Croak

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Pronunciation : Croak (krk)
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [From the primitive of AS. cracettan to croak as a raven; akin to G. kr to croak, and to E. creak, crake.]
Definition : 1. To make a low, hoarse noise in the throat, as a frog, a raven, or a crow; hence, to make any hoarse, dismal sound. Loud thunder to its bottom shook the bog, And the hoarse nation croaked. Pope.

2. To complain; especially, to grumble; to forebode evil; to utter complaints or forebodings habitually. Marat . . . croaks with reasonableness. Carlyle.

i. [imp. & p. p. Croaked. (krp. pr. & vb. n. Croaking.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Croak
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To utter in a low, hoarse voice; to announce by croaking; to forebode; as, to croak disaster. The raven himself is hoarse, That croaks the fatal entrance of Duncan. Shak. Two ravens now began to croak Their nuptial song. Wordsworth.

t.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Croak
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : Defn: The coarse, harsh sound uttered by a frog or a raven, or a like sound.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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