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Synonyms for creak

Synonyms for creak

a squeaking sound


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make a high-pitched, screeching noise

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The huge green fragment of ice on which she alighted pitched and creaked as her weight came on it, but she staid there not a moment.
We pressed on the door, the rusty hinges creaked, and it slowly opened.
Morrel, who, forthwith conducting her up the flight of wooden steps leading to the chamber in which the feast was prepared, was gayly followed by the guests, beneath whose heavy tread the slight structure creaked and groaned for the space of several minutes.
The sore joints of the regiment creaked as it painfully floundered into position to repulse.
The next moment the very planks of the scaffold creaked with the weight of an advancing procession, and the eager faces of the spectators confirmed what a last hope at the bottom of his heart had prevented him till then believing.
Water-noises ran by close to his ear, and beams creaked and whined about him.
A boatman turned where he sat on the gunwale, lifted up his hand, said something that was not a blessing, and the boats creaked on through the twilight.
The huge folio sign that swung without, exposed to the fury of the tempest, creaked ominously, and gave out a moaning sound from its stanchions of solid oak.
We had taken the precaution of leaving our boots behind us, but, even so, the old boards snapped and creaked beneath our tread.
Instead of answering, Professor Challenger entered, shook hands with myself and Lord John, bowed with ponderous insolence to Professor Summerlee, and sank back into a basket-chair, which creaked and swayed beneath his weight.
Jonathan's footsteps then died from the door, and his cart creaked away.
There is a press in the room, but its hinges have not creaked, nor has a step been audible upon the floor.
The stairs were very steep and narrow, and they creaked alarmingly as Raffles led the way up, with the single candle in the crown of the colonel's hat.
The Axle-trees groaned and creaked terribly; whereupon the Oxen, turning round, thus addressed the wheels: "Hullo there
As I asked myself these questions his match flared in the hall; in another moment the stairs were creaking under his feet, even as they had creaked under those of the murderer; and the humane instinct that inspired him in defiance of his risk was borne in also upon my slower sensibilities.