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adjective as in hoarse

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Walking through the tree-shadowed streets, one can hear the chirping of birds and croaking of frogs.

Our large black-and-white Caidale tents were pitched above a fast-flowing river alive with croaking frogs.

And yet the croaking of the frogs may reach the eagle's aerie, and disturb the peace of the heights.

But some of your men-at-arms soon put an end to the frightful croaking, by laying about with their lances.

Of a sudden I seemed to hear the old gnome croaking, "Now that story sounds to me kind of—"

He would undoubtedly find him at the hospital, ready to greet him with some croaking sympathy.

I'll say this for Sonntag—he's been overdue for a croaking this long time.


On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to croaking, such as: guttural, husky, rasping, croaky, gruff, and scratchy.

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