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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of creak.


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  • The flimsy familiar office chair that he†™ d grown old and fat in creaked as his weight shifted slowly off its edge. “Showtime” he muttered to himself.

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  • His chair creaked again—now he was leaning back, she knew, getting comfortable, his feet up on the blotter.

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  • I briefly considered bolting, but then the side door slowly creaked open and Josh poked his head out—along with the heads of two rather large shovels.


  • The ancient floorboards overhead creaked and groaned.


  • I sat down weakly and the chair creaked beneath me.

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  • When I first started I went to the Army and Navy Store and purchased a pair of ‘Police Boots’ They creaked and squeaked all the time I had them and I finally gave them up when the nails which held the soles on came up through the inside into my feet.


  • He again heard the whoosh of the crowbar, this time against the windshield, which buckled and creaked like a tired, wounded animal.

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  • The town creaked, but was otherwise silent, and Conan shivered, the mist chilling his spine.

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  • Zoe shifted on the staircase, and the wood creaked.


  • The old boards of the stall creaked as Cara leaned back against them and rearranged the wool blanket under her legs.


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