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Daemon
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creaky

(adjective) Worn and broken down by hard use.

Synonyms: decrepit, derelict, flea-bitten, run-down, woebegone

Usage: There is a certain house within my familiar recollection...a rusty, crazy, creaky, dry-rotted, dingy, dark, and miserable old dungeon.
KSPavan
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creaky
Definition: (adjective) Worn and broken down by hard use.
Synonyms: decrepit, derelict, flea-bitten, run-down, woebegone
Usage: There is a certain house within my familiar recollection...a rusty, crazy, creaky, dry-rotted, dingy, dark, and miserable old dungeon.
8BooksOfSengathe
Posted: Wednesday, December 19, 2018 5:10:06 AM

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Daemon wrote:
creaky

(adjective) Worn and broken down by hard use.

Synonyms: decrepit, derelict, flea-bitten, run-down, woebegone

Usage: There is a certain house within my familiar recollection...a rusty, crazy, creaky, dry-rotted, dingy, dark, and miserable old dungeon.



DEFINITION : creak·y -[ˈkrēkē]
ADJECTIVE:
1. (of an object, typically a wooden one) making or liable to make a harsh, high-pitched sound
when being moved or when pressure or weight is applied.
2. old-fashioned or decrepit.


The prospective homeowner went through the home, out-buildings and property upon
which they found numerous creaky, broken , rusty and worn out items that needed
immediate attention
.
taurine
Posted: Wednesday, December 19, 2018 11:31:52 AM

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Houses which are derelict can but must not be unfit for human habitation.


J'ai perdu mes amis en Afrique durant la dernière semaine de 2017
Emel Rapchan
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Creaky
- The old puffy lady called us back with her mild but creaky voice raising our fears and putting our alerts on!
RuthP
Posted: Wednesday, December 19, 2018 5:34:49 PM

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When one gets old, one gets creaky. (And I can say that, because I know first-hand! Whistle Dancing )

Or, more commonly and more specifically, one's joints get creaky. Think
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