I hope the cracking and crunching of nuts doesn't disturb you much?
There was a crunching of fragile bones, and warm blood ran in his mouth.
At night, even, you can bear them crunching the leaves they have overlooked in the day-time.'
Fell a step upon the patch behind them crunching the gravel.
The ice was lifting and falling and crunching all around them.
A crunching of gravel upon the driveway startled the girl cruelly.
Then there was a crunching crash, and the engineer swore peevishly to himself.
Then, but for the crunching of my horses over the turf some yards away, there was silence.
Nearer and nearer came the crunching footsteps of his enemy.
The sullen slapping of the waves drowned his crunching footsteps.