croak

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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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The 38-year-old Belfast-man walks with a limp and talks croakily, the crash damaged his voice box beyond repair.
Send in the Clowns" was written during rehearsals expressly for actress Glynis Johns's croakily limited vocal range, and its slow tempo allowed her to act the song more than sing it.
It's been a two-year undertaking and quite comprehensive, there are lots of firsts that haven't been seen before," he says croakily, but ever the trooper refuses to give in to the creaky vocal chords.
Even after two encores, including one with just Bryan accompanying himself on acoustic guitar, he had still only scratched the surface of a back catalogue that covers anthemic pop, nostalgic rock, croakily emoted ballads and film theme tunes that gnaw into the memory and refuse to budge.
It's Brian Park's fault,' she says croakily, sitting in her home in London's Covent Garden talking about her new boss, the producer extraordinaire of Bad Girls and Footballers' Wives.