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Croak vs. Crock

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  • Croak (noun)

    A faint, harsh sound made in the throat.

  • Croak (noun)

    The cry of a frog or toad. (see also ribbit)

  • Croak (noun)

    The harsh cry of various birds, such as the raven or corncrake, or other creatures.

  • Croak (verb)

    To make a croak.

  • Croak (verb)

    To utter in a low, hoarse voice.

  • Croak (verb)

    To make its cry.

  • Croak (verb)

    To die.

  • Croak (verb)

    To kill someone or something.

    "He'd seen my face, so I had to croak him."

  • Croak (verb)

    To complain; especially, to grumble; to forebode evil; to utter complaints or forebodings habitually.

  • Crock (noun)

    A stoneware or earthenware jar or storage container.

  • Crock (noun)

    A piece of broken pottery, a shard.

  • Crock (noun)

    A person who is physically limited by age, illness or injury.

    "old crocks’ home|home for the aged|inline=1"

  • Crock (noun)

    An old or broken-down vehicle (and formerly a horse or ewe).

    "old crocks race|veteran car rally|inline=1"

  • Crock (noun)

    Silly talk, a foolish belief, a poor excuse, nonsense.

    "That's a bunch of crock."

    "The story is a crock."

  • Crock (noun)

    A low stool.

  • Crock (noun)

    A patient who is difficult to treat, especially one who complains of a minor or imagined illness.

  • Crock (noun)

    The loose black particles collected from combustion, as on pots and kettles, or in a chimney; soot; smut.

  • Crock (noun)

    Colouring matter that rubs off from cloth.

  • Crock (verb)

    To break something or injure someone.

  • Crock (verb)

    To transfer coloring through abrasion from one item to another.

  • Crock (verb)

    To cover the drain holes of a planter with stones or similar material, in order to ensure proper drainage.

  • Crock (verb)

    To put or store (something) in a crock or pot.

  • Crock (verb)

    To give off crock or smut.

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  • Croak (verb)

    To make a low, hoarse noise in the throat, as a frog, a raven, or a crow; hence, to make any hoarse, dismal sound.

  • Croak (verb)

    To complain; especially, to grumble; to forebode evil; to utter complaints or forebodings habitually.

  • Croak

    To utter in a low, hoarse voice; to announce by croaking; to forebode; as, to croak disaster.

  • Croak (noun)

    The coarse, harsh sound uttered by a frog or a raven, or a like sound.

  • Crock (noun)

    The loose black particles collected from combustion, as on pots and kettles, or in a chimney; soot; smut; also, coloring matter which rubs off from cloth.

  • Crock (noun)

    A low stool.

  • Crock (noun)

    Any piece of crockery, especially of coarse earthenware; an earthen pot or pitcher.

  • Crock (noun)

    a person who is worn out with age or illness.

  • Crock (noun)

    an old person who complains frequently about illness, especially imaginary ailments.

  • Crock (noun)

    nonsense; balderdash; humbug; - usually used in the phrase a crock.

  • Crock

    To soil by contact, as with soot, or with the coloring matter of badly dyed cloth.

  • Crock

    To lay up in a crock; as, to crock butter.

  • Crock (verb)

    To give off crock or smut.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Croak (noun)

    a harsh hoarse utterance (as of a frog)

  • Croak (verb)

    die;

    "The old man finally kicked the bucket"

  • Croak (verb)

    utter a hoarse sound, like a raven

  • Croak (verb)

    make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath;

    "she grumbles when she feels overworked"

  • Crock (noun)

    nonsense; foolish talk;

    "that's a crock"

  • Crock (noun)

    an earthen jar (made of baked clay)

  • Crock (verb)

    release color when rubbed, of badly dyed fabric

  • Crock (verb)

    soil with or as with crock

Princeton's WordNet
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