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A table creaking under the weight of a Christmas banquet, a classic celebration of binge eating and drinking.

She tugged on the black rope that wrapped around his thighs and torso, her leather gloves creaking with each adjustment.

The creaking of the bed can be heard through the floorboards and, 20 minutes later, Beverley emerges, giggling.

But in response, I could hear what sounded like a wide smile creaking through the phone.

Today, instead of men performing backbreaking work on creaking machinery, unkempt grass bends in the light breeze.

And with another bow the man from Paris drew himself erect, turned on his heel, and went jingling and creaking from the room.

But while the tenth man still labors, the machine, though creaking with its dislocation, can still go on.

But, later, he grew afraid of the shadows of window-curtains and the flapping of doors and the creaking of shutters.

At the creaking sound of the opening door the Seneschal bestirred himself to rise.

Cautiously they began to go up into the dark vault of the upper house, the boards creaking under their weight.


On this page you'll find 171 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to creaking, such as: bitter, bleak, grim, hard, rigid, and severe.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.