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Synonyms for creakily

in a creaky manner

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However, the two 15-year-olds' spirited exchange is wrongsided by a creakily contrived tune.
The red dress is creakily lifted by its red strings, forming an elaborate red canopy overhead.
He seems to thoroughly enjoy himself and so did the audience who leapt - albeit creakily - to their feet for a standing ovation.
Magazines like Vogue, tone-deaf to cost in the prelapsarian recent past, have creakily bent their editorial stance to include new features on low(er)-priced clothing.
The lift faltered, and dropped a little, before straining creakily up to the 13th floor.
Then the lift falters, and drops momentarily, before straining creakily to the 13th floor.
Leanne Wood's creakily contrived crack about his silence on Iraq was met by the Wildean quip that Plaid was the party of 'ingrowing brain cells'.
Then he rose and shuffled to the dimmest corner of the study, where he creakily lifted a box from a low shelf and brought it back to his desk.
Samjini Naidu), are creakily amateurish with others.
He has provided us with a view of how twentieth-century urban despair was creakily hinged to nineteenth-century civic optimism.
Instead, the New Orleans-style jazz popularized by Louis Armstrong 70 years ago is presented in its most elemental form, often by aging musicians who rise creakily from their chairs to dazzle visitors with their ad-libbing virtuosity.
If we watch the screened wall long enough, and listen, it creakily opens a sliver, disclosing images of landscape, or twilight, behind it.
And even though the free trade envisaged for the SADC has yet to find its full potential, the tariff-free gates are begin to swing open, if only creakily at this stage.
The only movement Vick provided was wooden: a circular platform rotated creakily throughout the opera.
The man slowly hauled himself back to his feet, using the mailbox, and extended a hand to Nathan, who hauled himself up creakily in imitation, grinning.