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  • adv. In a creaky manner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a creaky manner

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Examples

  • The show began creakily with 15 minutes of footage from her new DVD Rickie Lee Jones -- Live In Stockholm.

    Michael Giltz: Music: Rickie Lee Jones Swashbuckles Through "Pirates" at City Winery

  • And that's what Mr. Woods did over the course of 13½ minutes — about 90 seconds longer than the Who's halftime show at Super Bowl XLIV, and a thousand times as creakily choreographed.

    Maybe We All Need Rehab

  • More on Twitter Follow Jason Gay at twitter. com/wsjcouch And that's what Mr. Woods did over the course of 13½ minutes — about 90 seconds longer than the Who's halftime show at Super Bowl XLIV, and a thousand times as creakily choreographed.

    Maybe We All Need Rehab

  • Dick Bird's sets, lit by Jennifer Schriever, often create magical stage pictures with billowing sea, fairy-lights and a creakily rocking barque.

    The Pearl Fishers, Le Nozze de Figaro

  • The antis are wised-up technologically and make good use of the internet (compare the creakily archaic bullfight industry, which continues to function more or less as if the world wide web had never been invented).

    Why bullfighting is making Spain see red

  • Vol 1 was written in a garrulous, occasionally creakily cod-archaic style, but was at least quite well-written, according to the rather limited aesthetic criteria of this kind of writing.

    Robert Jordan, Wheel of Time 4: The Shadow Rising (1992)

  • When he opened his eyes this time, he found himself tied to a cart, being wheeled creakily through a dollhouse-sized town square.

    Gulliver’s Travels Movie Novelization

  • The priest acknowledged this fact and rose creakily to his feet.

    The Mistaken Wife

  • Then, very creakily, with joints stiff from years of military campaigning, he got down first on one knee and then on the other, and bowed his head to Caesar while the Senate looked on in silence.

    CONSPIRATA

  • Chapter Thirteen Smith sat down creakily on a rock beside the lake at the base of the great waterfall.

    ...And Nail

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