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Topic: COLOURS AND SOUNDS


creaky

adjective
     
creak‧y
1C something such as a door, floor, or bed that is creaky creaks when you open it, walk on it, sit on it etc, especially because it is old and not in good condition:
creaky stairs
2 an organization, company etc that is creaky uses old-fashioned methods and does not work very well:
creaky state-owned factories
creakily adverb
creakiness noun [uncountable]
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