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The creaks at night and the shifting shadows along the bedroom wall intimate to a young person’s mind that the external world is uncontrollable.
‘LITTLE NIGHTMARES II’: A HYPNOTIC, DARK FAIRY TALECHRISTOPHER BYRDFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
An iceberg splits with the same yawning creak as a tree beginning its fall to earth.
HAS NATURE GOTTEN LOUDER DURING THE PANDEMIC?GREG NOONEOCTOBER 15, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Garnache took the proffered chair, and sank down with creak and jingle to warm himself at the fire.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
And this time Mrs. Armine noticed that the basket chair did not creak beneath his movement.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
A gentle breath from heaven makes the basket decline a little and the ropes creak against the hardwood clinch blocks.
THE REAL LATIN QUARTERF. BERKELEY SMITH
Joe agreed; the anchor was lost, and the men prepared for the first creak that would show that the tide was coming.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
But her ears magnified a thousandfold each crackling of a log and each creak of the floor sent expectant shivers along her spine.
THE ADVENTURE GIRLS AT K BAR OCLAIR BLANK
Once the wind came with a sudden sweep up the river and she thought she could hear the creak of Uncle Billy's water-wheel.
THE TRAIL OF THE LONESOME PINEJOHN FOX, JR.
I heard nothing from my tutor––no creak of the floor, no step, no periodical creaking of his rocking-chair.
THE CRUISE OF THE SHINING LIGHTNORMAN DUNCAN
There was the faint creak of metal, and the man's chest began to bend!
ISLANDS OF SPACEJOHN W CAMPBELL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CREAK

  • betrayed
  • blabbed
  • complained
  • protested
  • rat on
  • sang
  • snitched
  • sold down the river
  • squawked
  • talked
  • tattled
  • tattletaled
  • told
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