croak out

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croak out

To say something in a low, gruff, possibly emotional voice. A noun or pronoun can be used between "croak" and "out." I wanted to say a few remarks at the funeral, but I had a hard time croaking them out.
See also: croak, out
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I think it unnecessary and extremely unkind to describe Ian Dury as a 'grotesque and shuffling' figure who croaked out the songs, when as a child he contracted polio and doe?