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croak

1. in. to die; to expire; to succumb. The parrot croaked before I got it home.
2. tv. to kill someone or something. The car croaked the cat just like that.
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She persists and finally -- with little need of persuasion from Croak -- he throws the girl into jail.
When asked what would force them to withdraw, Croak said: "a whole lot".
To track the nation's declining amphibian population and pinpoint the most critical habitats, croaks are counted for three minutes every two weeks.
To make matters worse, Americans tend to drink even less as they near retirement age, whereas French and British folks start drinking while they're young arid keep on going at the same rate 'til they croak (usually at a ripe, old age).
It satirizes an Anheuser-Busch ad campaign for beer, in which frogs croak out the word "Budweiser.
Well, fish can click, squeak, whistle, peep, grunt, croak, and make lots of other noises.
Then he turns bitterly on the crow for having disturbed, unasked, his unsuspicious bliss; he plucks the bird's feathers, turns him black, takes away his power of speech, changes his sweet song to a raucous croak, and flings him to the Devil, thus accounting for the present appearance of all crows and serving as a warning to all tattle - tales.
Nearby, under a Union Jack hat and sporting Bermuda shorts and ahead the blue and red shirt of Barcelona, stood the busker our son nicknamed Mr Croak, because his throat is always in need of a lozenge.
The 47-year-old said: "We started making plans [in case] I croak between Friday night and Saturday morning, how I don't want the kids seeing my body and such?
Everyone's favorite teenage grim reaper, Lex Bartleby, is back in the follow-up to Croak (Graphia, 2012/VOYA December 2011).
The talk will be based around Peter's time at Camp Shatila in Beirut, when he created a children's drama group at the Shatila school, and adapted one of his own fables, Croak The King & a Change in the Weather, into a 30-minute theatre piece, incorporating dance, music, and mime.
Inventor Robert Croak has already seen his company's annual sales rocket from a few thousand pounds to 66million pounds.
In each bowl of soup floated a frog doing the backstroke, with smiles on their faces singing croak croak croak.
Set up by the Centre for Biological Diversity, the site offers everything from the croak of a poison arrow dart frog to the howl of a Mexican grey wolf and the bellows of an Arctic beluga whale.
I just wanted to get some other tricks under my belt before I croak.