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verb as in make husky, squawking noise

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The marine ecologist at Cornell University is listening to a humpback whale song, her fingers bobbing like a conductor’s to each otherworldly croak and whine.

Croak, a quantitative analytics PhD with a background at AT&T and more than six years at Google, has a steep climb ahead to establish trust in the firm’s AI ethics work, which WSJ says will include health-related tech issues.

From Digiday

This dip in sensitivity falls just between the two most prominent frequencies of a male green tree frog’s croak, suggesting that inflated lungs don’t affect a female’s ability to hear her own species.

When Tony takes over Danny's body, his voice begins to croak and he shakes his pointer finger for emphasis.

And then I sit on a bench facing the grave and a raven says something in a croak a few steps from me.

But dey can't hang me, no sah, dey can't, 'cause mah man croak two weeks later.

He will awake to drive away the crows which croak around the mountain.

By my sword, the Sweetheart of the Faith, never did frogs at a mid-summer drought croak more frightfully than those scamps.

Suppose we'd croak this man in th' hot par-rt av th' p'litical fight; what happens?

From a small almost black lake rose, like a mysterious wail, the plaintive croak of tiny frogs.


On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to croak, such as: caw, crow, gasp, grunt, quack, and squawk.

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